Wednesday, April 12, 2017
Devonport Library Associates Event
'The Truth About Language: What it is and Where it Came From'
Tuesday 2nd May 7.30 - 9pm
Chair: Max Cryer
Birds chirp and monkeys chatter, but only humans posses the extraordinary power to tell stories and offer explanations, to explain and persuade,to use the baffle and bullshit we call language. How come?
Michael's book takes on God and Chomsky to solve perhaps the hardest problem in all of science.
Professor Emeritus Michael Corballis is chaired by Max Cryer (Hons Eng Lit and Etymology) to reveal to us the answer to this fascinating question.