A Third Revolution in Linguistics: The Interplay between the Verbal and Non-verbal

  •  Jun Liu    


This article regards Saussure’s social, static and structural perspective and Chomsky’s individual, generative and formal perspective as two revolutions in linguistics in the 20th century. A third revolution is already on the way. This is characterised by considering the individual’s mental mechanisms in relation to the interplay between verbal and non-verbal cognitive activities.

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