Centre for Language Evolution Studies

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Evolution of Language

Tłumaczenie książki Przemysława Żywiczyńskiego i Sławomira Wacewicz Ewolucja języka. W stronę hipotez gesturalnych zostało sfinansowane z grantu Narodowego Programu Rozwoju Humanistyki nr 049/NPRH5/H21/84/2017.

The Evolution of Language. Towards Gestural Hypotheses.

This book discusses the scope and development of the science of language evolution – a newly emergent field that investigates the origin of language. The book is addressed to audiences who are not professionally involved in science and presents the problems of language origins together with introdductory information on such topics as the theory of evolution, elements of linguistics theory, the neural infrastructure of language or the signalling theory.

The authors

Przemysław Żywiczyński is an Associate Professor of Linguistics at the Department of English, Nicolaus Copernicus University, Toruń, Poland.

Sławomir Wacewicz is an Assistant Professor at the same department.

The authors are the founders of NCU’s Center for Language Evolution Studies (CLES).