Behavioral and Brain Sciences

Open Peer Commentary
Gold & Stoljar: A neuron doctrine

Neurobiology: Linguistics' millennium bug?

Stanley Munsat a1
a1 Department of Philosophy, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3125


Gold & Stoljar pose a dilemma for linguistics should neurobiology win out as the science of mind. The dilemma can be avoided by reestablishing linguistics as an autonomous discipline, rather than a branch of the science of mind. Independent considerations for doing this are presented.