Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Innate: abilities, ideas, dispositions, which are not acquired in the course of a development, but are present in an organism from the outset. - In philosophy N. Chomsky and J. Locke are relevant authors on this topic.
 
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Fodor, Jerry
 
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Innateness IV 76/77
Generalization/the innate/innate/Quine/Fodor/Lepore: the principles of generalization in language acquisition (language learning) must be innate - they cannot be learned themselves - otherwise regress.

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J. Fodor/E. Lepore
Holism Cambridge USA Oxford UK 1992


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