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Language and learning: The debate between Jean Piaget and Noam Chomsky

Language and learning: The debate between Jean Piaget and Noam Chomsky,Massimo Piattelli-palmarini

Language and learning: The debate between Jean Piaget and Noam Chomsky   (Citations: 58)
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    • ...375 An extensive literature focuses on the cogency of poverty of the stimulus arguments (see particularly Cowie, 1999; Laurence & Margolis, 2001; Piattelli-Palmarini, 1980; Pullum & Scholz, 2002; Putnam, 1967; Seidenberg, 1997) But, for present purposes, what matters is the similarity between the notion of innateness at stake in poverty of the stimulus arguments and Ariew’s characterization 404 P. E. Griffiths and E. Machery...

    Paul E. Griffithset al. Innateness, Canalization, and 'Biologicizing the Mind'

    • ...In a famous discussion with Noam Chomsky and several other cognitive scientists, Piaget argued that the history of mathematics involved the construction of new representations that were more powerful than those that preceded them (Piatelli-Palmarini, 1980)...

    Mathieu Le Correet al. One, two, three, four, nothing more: An investigation of the conceptua...

    • ...Pfaffman (2003), for example, found that the top motivation among many types of hobbyists was the opportunity to appreciate the “fruits of their labor.” People are also designed for production (e.g., we have hands and make tools)...

    Daniel L. Schwartzet al. Inventing to Prepare for Future Learning: The Hidden Efficiency of Enc...

    • ... Some claim that nonspecific learning mechanisms, which are not associated with particular cognitive domains, underlie the acquisition of new linguistic competenc...

    Andrea Moroet al. Broca's area and the language instinct

    • ...Over the course of time, the properties of language have been attributed to various theories, such as innate cognitive knowledge[29], constructivist theories[29], connectionist models[7, 14, 34] or other cognitive learning techniques...
    • ...Over the course of time, the properties of language have been attributed to various theories, such as innate cognitive knowledge[29], constructivist theories[29], connectionist models[7, 14, 34] or other cognitive learning techniques...
    • ...Chomsky and Piaget have argued that the learning is based on innate grammar ability and cognitive construction, respectively[29]...
    • ...Similarly, the hand-crafted grammar rules reect the intuitions put forward by Chomsky that the understanding and generation of human language can be modeled by a generative rule structure[29]...

    Steven A. Engels. Eects of Developmental Heuristics for Natural Language Learning

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