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Talk the Talk: Language and the Pirahã 2 (featuring Daniel Everett)

Tuesday 5th February / presented by Daniel Midgley Ben Ainslie

Why is language the way it is?

Is it in our genes? Or does culture play a role? Linguists have supposed that we have a language instinct that sets the boundaries on what a possible language is. But the language of the Pirahã has been changing perceptions on how language does what it does.

Linguist Daniel Midgley continues his discussion with Daniel Everett on this episode of Talk the Talk.

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