Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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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Innate/Psychology/Millikan: The coordination of visual and tactile images, the ability to track a moving object with the eyes (which is not yet the ability to identify the object), to locate the source of a sound with the eyes - this is all innate.
I 304
The ability to distinguish about 40 phonemes.
Concepts/Millikan: when we form them, we do not start at zero.

Millk I
R. G. Millikan
Language, Thought, and Other Biological Categories: New Foundations for Realism Cambridge 1987

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-05-29