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Selected Books by Edmund Blair Bolles

  • Galileo's Commandment: 2500 Years of Great Science Writing
  • The Ice Finders: How a Poet, a Professor, and a Politician Discovered the Ice Age
  • Einstein Defiant: Genius vs Genius in the Quantum Revolution

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Very interesting blog!
I'm no professional researcher, but I have been looking for more info on language development research for a while, and its the best place I ever found.
Good job!


Not only does the book cover look like your logo, it looks a lot like "Language Evolution" (edited by Christiansen and Kirby). In fact, it's the same tree on both covers!
See here:

It's a good point about the two views of language. Wwhether you see language as "out there" to be learned - a global phenomenon - or based on individual, local interactions will affect your answer to the question of WHAT evolves in language evolution.

Bobby Niblick

Here's another cover similar to that, from Tim Morton's "Ecology Without Nature":
BLOGGER: The scene is pretty similar, but the tree is a baobab instead of an acacia.

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