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Hardcover | Out of Print | 498 pp. | 6 x 9 in | May 1999 | ISBN: 9780262100786
Paperback | $42.00 X | £34.95 | 498 pp. | 6 x 9 in | January 2002 | ISBN: 9780262600460
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Language, Logic, and Concepts


This wide-ranging collection of essays is inspired by the memory of the cognitive psychologist John Macnamara, whose influential contributions to language and concept acquisition have provided the basis for numerous research programs. The areas covered by the essays include the foundations of language and thought, congnitive and linguistic development, and mathematical approaches to cognition.

About the Editors

Ray Jackendoff is Seth Merrin Professor of Philosophy and Codirector of the Center for Cognitive Studies at Tufts University. He is the author of many books, including Foundations of Language.

Paul Bloom is Professor of Psychology at Yale University.

Karen Wynn is Associate Professor of Psychology at Yale University.