Derek Bickerton:
LANGUAGE AND HUMAN BEHAVIOR (University of Washington PRess, 1995)

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The chapters of this book basically recapitulate the fundamental tenets of Bickerton's theory of linguistic origins:
  • that language is a form of representation, not just of communication, a fact that sets it apart from animal communication
  • that language evolved from primordial representational systems
  • that language has shaped the cognitive life of the human species.

    See Bickerton, Derek: LANGUAGE AND SPECIES (Chicago Univ Press, 1992)