Heidi Harley and Massimo Piattelli-Palmarini
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26.3., 297-298
Publication year: 2003

While the search for the neural basis of the language of thought is a laudable enterprise, and the article by Hurford a valiant first attempt, we argue that in investigating the argument structure of natural language it will ultimately prove more fruitful to consider the restrictions forced on the system by its inherently syntactic character.