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Delegation, Subdivision, and Modularity: How Rich is Conceptual Structure?

Abstract : Contra Jackendoff, we argue that, within the parallel architecture framework developped in "Foundations of language", the generality of language does not require a rich conceptual structure. To show this we put forward a delegation model of specialization. We find Jackendoff's alternative, the subdivision model, insufficiently supported. In particular, the computational consequences of his representational notion of modularity need to be clarified.
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Damián Justo, Julien Dutant, Benoît Hardy-Vallée, David Nicolas, Benjamin Sylvand. Delegation, Subdivision, and Modularity: How Rich is Conceptual Structure?. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, Cambridge University Press (CUP), 2003. ⟨ijn_00000402⟩

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