Hauptseminar Sprachevolution. Tillmann, Hoole. SoSe2004

Zur Orientierung folgenden Artikel lesen:

Christiansen, M. H. and Kirby, S. (2003). Language Evolution: The Hardest Problem in Science? In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds. [PDF Version]

(Hier eine Version, die man ausdrucken kann)

Die Websites der folgenden Tagungen geben einen guten Überblick über die Vielfalt aktueller Themen auf diesem Gebiet:

3rd Conference on the Evolution of Language, 2000

http://www.infres.enst.fr/confs/evolang/actes, Abstracts as PDF



5th Conference on the Evolution of Language, 2004

http://www.ling.ed.ac.uk/evolang, Abstracts as PDF

Vor allem wegen den vielen weiterführenden Literaturhinweisen sind die Bücher von Aitchison (1996), sowie Armstrong, Stokoe, Wilcox (1995) nützlich

Weiter unten finden sich weitere Artikel, die als PDF schon heruntergeladen werden können (v.a Arbeiten von Fitch, Studdert-Kennedy, Arbib, Pinker, Rizzolatti)



Bücher

Aitchison, J. (1996) "The seeds of speech: language origin and evolution". CUP

Armstrong, D. F., W. C. Stokoe and S. E. Wilcox. 1995. Gesture and the nature of language. Cambridge University Press.

Bickerton, D. (1981) The roots of language. Ann Arbor. Karoma. Sign. II Bic 3,1

Bickerton, D. (1990) Language and species. U. Chicago Press

Christiansen, M.H. and Kirby, S. (eds.) 2003. Language Evolution: The States of the Art. Oxford University Press.

Lieberman, P. (1972) The speech of primates. The Hague: Mouton. Sign. VII Lie 1,2

Lieberman, P. (1984) The biology and evolution of language. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

Lieberman, P. (1991) Uniquely human. The evolution of speech, thought, and selfless behaviour. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.

Lieberman, P. (1998). Eve Spoke: Human Language and Human Evolution. University of California Press.

Hurford, J., Studdert-Kennedy, M., and Knight, C. (1998). Approaches to the Evolution of Language: Social and Cognitive Bases. Cambridge University Press.

Knight, C., Hurford, J., and Studdert-Kennedy, M. (2000). The Evolutionary Emergence of Language: Social Function and the Origins of Linguistic Form. Cambridge University Press.

Papousek, H., Jürgens, U. & Papousek, M. (eds.) 1992. Nonverbal vocal communication: Comparative and developmental approaches. CUP

M. Stamenov and V. Gallese (eds.). Mirror Neurons and the Evolution of the Brain and Language. (Amsterdam: John Benjamins)

Wray, A. (ed.) (2000?) The Transition to Language. Oxford: Oxford University Press.



Aufsätze

(u.a alle Aufsätze im Buch von Christiansen & Kirby, 2003)

Arbib, M. A. (2003). The evolving mirror system: a neural basis for language readiness. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Arbib, M.A., 2004, From Monkey-like Action Recognition to Human Language: An Evolutionary Framework for Neurolinguistics, Behavioral and Brain Sciences. [PDF Version]

Bickerton, D. (1984) BBS, 7, 173-221

Bickerton, D. (2003). Symbol and structure: a comprehensive framework for language evolution. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Boe, J. et al. (2002). "The potential Neandertal vowel space was as large as that of modern humans", J. Phonetics, 30, 465-484 [PDF Version]

Briscoe, E. J. (2003). Grammatical Assimilation. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Corballis, M. C. (2003). From hand to mouth: The gestural origins of language. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Davidson, I. (2003). The archaeological evidence of language origins: States of the art. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Deacon, T. (2003). Universal Grammar and semiotic constraints. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Dunbar, R. (2003). The Origin and Subsequent Evolution of Language. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Fitch, W. T. & Giedd, J. (1999) Morphology and development of the human vocal tract: a study using magnetic resonance imaging, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 106(3), 1511-1522.

Fitch, W.T. (2000) The evolution of speech: a comparative review, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Volume 4, Issue 7, 1 July 2000, Pages 258-267 [PDF Version]

Fitch, W.T. (2000) The Phonetic Potential of Nonhuman Vocal Tracts: Comparative Cineradiographic Observations of Vocalizing Animals. Phonetica 57:205-218 [PDF Version]

Fitch, W.T. (2002) The evolution of language comes of age, Trends in Cognitive Sciences, Volume 6, Issue 7, 1, Pages 278-279 [PDF Version]

Hauser, M. D. and Fitch, W. T. (2003). What are the uniquely human components of the language faculty? In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Hewes, G. (1973), "Primate communication and the gestural origin of language", Current Anthropology, 14 (1-2), 5ff. [PDF Version]

Hurford, J. (2003). The Language Mosaic and its Evolution. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Kegl, J., Senghas, A. and Coppola, M. 1999. Creation Through Contact: Sign Language Emergence and Sign Language Change in Nicaragua. In Degraff, M., (ed.), Language Creation and Language Change: Creolization, Diachrony, and Development. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, pp. 179-237.

Kegl, J. 1994. The Nicaraguan Sign Language Project: An Overview. Signpost. vol.7, no. 1, Spring, pp. 24-31.

Kegl, J. Home page of Nicaraguan sign-language project:

http://www.unet.maine.edu/courses/NSLP/index.html

Kirby, S. and Christiansen, M. H. (2003). From language learning to language evolution. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Komarova, N. L. and Nowak, M. A. (2003). Language, Learning, and Evolution. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Lieberman, P. & Crelin, E.S. (1971) On the speech of the Neanderthal man, Linguistic Inquiry, 2, 203-222.

Lieberman, P. (1973) On the evolution of language: a unified view, Cognition, 2, 59-94.

Lieberman, P. (1994) Functional tongues and Neanderthal vocal tract reconstruction: a reply to Dr. Houghton (1993), American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 95, 443-450; discussion 450-452.

Lieberman, P. (2003). Motor control, speech, and the evolution of human language. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

MacNeilage, P.F. (1998). The Frame/Content Theory of Evolution of Speech Production. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21: 499-548. [PDF Version (ohne peer commentaries)]

Newmeyer, F. J. (2003). What Can the Field of Linguistics Tell Us About the Evolution of Language? In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Owren M.J.; Rendall D. (2001) Sound on the Rebound: Bringing Form and Function Back to the Forefront in Understanding Nonhuman Primatenext term Vocal Signaling. EVOLUTIONARY ANTHROPOLOGY, Volume 10, Issue 2, 2001, Pages 58-71

Pinker, S. & Bloom, P. (1990) Natural language and natural selection, BBS, 13, 707-784. [PDF version (ohne peer commentaries)]

Pinker, S. (2003). Language as an adaptation to the cognitive niche. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds. [PDF Version]

Rendall, D; Owren, M J; Rodman, P S The role of vocal tract filtering in identity cueing in rhesus monkey (Macaca mulatta) vocalizations, The Journal Of The Acoustical Society Of America, Volume 103, Issue 1, January 1998, Pages 602-614

Rizzolatti, G. and Arbib, M.A. (1998) Language within our grasp, Trends in Neurosciences, Volume 21, Issue 5, 1 May 1998, Pages 188-194 [PDF Version]

Studdert-Kennedy, M. (2002), 'Mirror neurons, vocal imitation, and the evolution of particulate speech', in M. Stamenov and V. Gallese (eds.). Mirror Neurons and the Evolution of the Brain and Language. (Amsterdam: John Benjamins), 207-227.

Studdert-Kennedy, M. and Goldstein, L. (2003). Launching language: The gestural origin of discrete infinity. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds. [PDF Version]

Studdert-Kennedy, M. (2000). Evolutionary implications of the particulate principle: Imitation and the dissociation of phonetic form from semantic function. In Chris Knight, James R. Hurford and Michael Studdert-Kennedy, eds.

Studdert-Kennedy, M. (2000). Introduction -- The emergence of phonetic structure. In Chris Knight, James R. Hurford and Michael Studdert-Kennedy, eds.

Studdert-Kennedy, M. (1998). Introduction: The emergence of phonology. In Hurford, J. R., Studdert-Kennedy, M. and Knight C., editors,

Studdert-Kennedy, M. (1998). The particulate origins of language generativity: From syllable to gesture. In Hurford, J. R., Studdert-Kennedy, M. and Knight C., eds.

Tomasello, M. (2003). On the different origins of symbols and grammar. In M.H. Christiansen and S. Kirby, eds.

Wind, J. (1983) Primate evolution and the emergence of speech. In Glossogenesis. The Origin of evolution of language and speech (E. de Grolier, A. Lock, C.R. Peters & J. Wind editors). New York: Harwood Academic.



Weitere Quellen, die im Internet empfohlen werden:

"A professor emeritus whose research specialty is the origins of language recommends these sources"

Six Superlative Sources

Deacon, T. 1997. The symbolic species. W.W. Norton.

Gibson, K. R. and T. Ingold (editors). 1993. Tools, language and cognition in human evolution. Cambridge University Press.

King, B. J. (editor). 1999. The origins of language: what nonhuman primates can tell us. School of American Research Press.

Lock, A. and C. R. Peters (editors). 1999. Handbook of human symbolic evolution. Blackwells.

Noble, W. and I. Davidson. 1996. Human evolution, language and mind. Cambridge University Press.



Other Excellent Sources

Bickerton, D. 1996. Language and human behavior. University of Washington Press.

Boesch, C. and M. Tomasello. 1998. Chimpanzee and human cultures. Current Anthropology 39(5):591-614.

Byrne, R. W. 1995. The thinking ape: evolutionary origins of intelligence. Oxford University Press.

Calvin, W. H. and D. Bickerton. 2000. Lingua ex Machina. Reconciling Darwin and Chomsky with the human brain. MIT Press.

Cheney, D. L. and R. M. Seyfarth. 1990. How monkeys see the world. The University of Chicago Press.

Dennett, D. C. 1996. Kinds of minds: towards an understanding of consciousness. Weidenfeld and Nicolson.

Donald, M. 1991. Origins of the modern mind. Three stages in the evolution of culture and cognition. Harvard University Press.

Dunbar, R. I. M. 1996. Grooming, gossip and the evolution of language. Faber and Faber.

Hauser, M. 1996. The evolution of communication. MIT Press.

King, B. J. 1994. The information continuum. Evolution of social information transfer in monkeys, apes and hominids. School of American Research Press.

MacLarnon, A. and G. Hewitt. 1999. The evolution of human speech: the role of enhanced breathing control. American Journal of Physical Anthropology 109:341-363.

McGrew, W. C. 1992. Chimpanzee material culture. Implications for human evolution. Cambridge University Press.

Mellars, P. and K. Gibson (editors). 1996. Modelling the early human mind. McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, Cambridge, UK.

Savage-Rumbaugh, E. S., J. Murphy, R. A. Sevcik, K. E. Brakke, S. L. Williams and D. M. Rumbaugh. 1993. Language comprehension in ape and child. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development 58.

Savage-Rumbaugh, S. and R. Lewin. 1994. Kanzi. McGraw-Hill.

Savage-Rumbaugh, S., S. G. Shanker and T. J. Taylor. 1998. Apes, language and the human mind. Oxford University Press.

Tomasello, M. 1999. The cultural origins of human cognition. Harvard University Press.