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Introduction

  • Antonino Pennisi
  • Alessandra Falzone
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Part of the Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy & Psychology book series (PEPRPHPS, volume 12)

Abstract

In this book, we put forward an obvious claim, yet one which is surprisingly difficult to accept for most of those who practice the cognitive sciences as they have developed until today. This claim considers human language as a biological form of embodied species-specific intelligence based on the evolution of the overall body structure of the Homo sapiens.

Keywords

Bibliographic Note Body Software Unusual Genetic Mutation Cumulative Cultural Evolution Entire Operating System 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Antonino Pennisi
    • 1
  • Alessandra Falzone
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cognitive ScienceUniversity of MessinaMessinaItaly

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