Daniel Everett
Trustee Professor of Cognitive Sciences, Bentley University

Daniel Everett is trustee professor of cognitive sciences at Bentley University in Massachusetts. His latest book is How Language Began (2017). 

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Scientists unveil a 1.8 million-year-old ‘Dmanisi’ skull discovered in the Dmanisi caves in modern-day Georgia. Photo by Valerie Kuypers/AFP/Getty Images

Essay/
Human evolution
Did Homo erectus speak?

Early hominins who sailed across oceans left indirect evidence that they might have been the first to use language

Daniel Everett

Dan Everett and the Pirahã in 2009. Photo by Martin Schoeller/AUGUST

Essay/
Philosophy of language
Chomsky, Wolfe and me

I took on Noam Chomsky’s ideas about language and unleashed a decade of debate and ridicule. But is my argument wrong?

Daniel Everett

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