TABLE OF CONTENTS
Variation in Typology, Acquisition and Change.
Antisymmetry and Japanese. (R. Kayne). Toward a Theory of Language Growth. (C. Yang). Phase Transitions in Language Evolution. (P. Niyogi).
Variation in Genetics and Domain Specificity.
Genetic Differences and Language Affinities. (I. Dupanloup). Beyond Narrow Syntax. (S. Avrutin). Evidence for and Implications of a Domain-Specific Grammatical Deficit. (H.K.J. van der Lely).
Neurological Variation and Language Emergence.
The Representation of Grammatical Knowledge in the Brain. (A. Caramazza, K. Shapiro). Variation in Broca's Region: Preliminary Cross-Methodological Comparisons. (Y. Grodzinsky). Language Emergence in a Language-Ready Brain: Acquisition. (J. Kegl).
Variation in Development Genetics and Language Disorders.
Lenneberg's Dream: Learning, Normal Language Development and Specific Language Impairment. (K. Wexler). Exploring the Phenotype of Specific Language Impairment: a Look at Grammatical Variability. (L. Leonard). The Investigation of Genetic Dysphasia. (M. Gopnik).
Unification of Linguistics into the Natural Sciences.
Unification in Biolinguistics. (L. Jenkins). The Immune Syntax: The Evolution of the Language Virus. (M. Piattelli-Palmarini, J. Uriagereka). Language and Mind: Current Thoughts on Ancient Problems. (N. Chomsky).