“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. keywords: [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]

two quotes on art

“Art is a hammer to beat the world, not a mirror to reflect it.” -- Nikolai Vladimirovich Nekrasov & “There are no vital and significant forms of art; there is only art, and precious little of that.” -- Raymond Chandler