Language Universals: A Collaborative Project for the Language Sciences

Morten H. Christiansen, Chris Collins, Shimon Edelman

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    This chapter begins with a brief discussion of the general perspective in the linguistic community on language universals. It then presents an overview of the subsequent chapters in this book. This is followed by a discussion of the importance of interdisciplinary research and a multidisciplinary approach towards understanding language universals.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Title of host publicationLanguage Universals
    PublisherOxford University Press
    ISBN (Electronic)9780199866953
    ISBN (Print)9780195305432
    StatePublished - May 1 2009


    • Interdisciplinary research
    • Language universals
    • Linguistics
    • Multidisciplinary approach

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • General Psychology


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