A Course in Minimalist Syntax: Foundations and Prospects / Edition 1

A Course in Minimalist Syntax: Foundations and Prospects / Edition 1

by Howard Lasnik, Juan Uriagereka
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0631199888

ISBN-13: 9780631199885

Pub. Date: 02/21/2005

Publisher: Wiley

A Course in Minimalist Syntax is a straightforward and detailed introduction to essential topics in the minimalist program, designed for students and scholars alike.

  • maintains an informal tone for students yet also contains enough fresh material to appeal to specialists
  • provides a natural extension of the classroom approach to

Overview

A Course in Minimalist Syntax is a straightforward and detailed introduction to essential topics in the minimalist program, designed for students and scholars alike.

  • maintains an informal tone for students yet also contains enough fresh material to appeal to specialists
  • provides a natural extension of the classroom approach to linguistics, showing readers a new way of approaching syntax by thinking in minimalist terms
  • written by two prominent syntax researchers, the authors of the classic A Course in GB Syntax, Howard Lasnik and Juan Uriagereka

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631199885
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/21/2005
Series:
Generative Syntax Series, #6
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
312
Product dimensions:
6.80(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

Abbreviations.

1. Minimalist Expectations: Preliminary Assumptions, with a Review of Some Familiar Notions.

2. From Rules to Principles and Beyond: A Strongly Constructivist System, with a Detailed Presentation of Phrase-structure.

3. The Economy of Derivations: Featuring Movements of Various Sorts and Ways to Constrain Them.

4. The Economy of Representations: Featuring Chain Uniformity and Case.

5. The Last Resort Character of Linguistic Computations: On What Drives the Movement Operation and Related Topics.

6. LF Processes: Why We (Don’t?) Need Them and What They Might Be.

7. Roles, Cycles, Binding and Related Problems: Including a Discussion of Open Questions Relating Wh-movement.

References.

Index.

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