“How do humans acquire, at a very early age and from fragmentary and haphazard data, the complex patterns of their native language?”

Here is the link to a book discussing this.


[the logical problem of language acquisition]

[an innate universal grammar]

[a theory of natural-language tense]

[complex data carefully selected and persuasively presented]

[explanatory adequacy]

[syntactic representations]

[intricate properties of semantic interpretation]