RE: Durkheim redux

From: Price, Ilfryn (
Date: Thu 21 Apr 2005 - 09:11:52 GMT

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    Dear Bill
      Subset of verbalisation surely. As far as I know we are the only primates with the configuration of vacal chords for complex sound making and a propensity for music and drumming (which is not to say drumming lead to language rather than vice versa) but part of the samer general proposition


    >Dear Ilfryn,

    > Where does the selection pressure for innate grammars etc come in if
    > you do not have verbalisation ability.

    Music. (Cf. Jackendoff.) Drumming.



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