Chomsky's Universal Grammar: An Introduction / Edition 2

Chomsky's Universal Grammar: An Introduction / Edition 2

by Mark Newson, Vivian Cook
     
 

ISBN-10: 0631195564

ISBN-13: 9780631195566

Pub. Date: 04/28/1996

Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated

The 3rd edition of Chomsky's Universal Grammar introduces the reader to Noam Chomsky's theory of language by setting the specifics of syntactic analysis in the framework of his general ideas.
• Updated and revised to include a broader range of issues and discussion topics
• Traces the development of Chomsky's thinking and of the Minimalist Program

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The 3rd edition of Chomsky's Universal Grammar introduces the reader to Noam Chomsky's theory of language by setting the specifics of syntactic analysis in the framework of his general ideas.
• Updated and revised to include a broader range of issues and discussion topics
• Traces the development of Chomsky's thinking and of the Minimalist Program since 1995, providing a new picture of this current model of syntactic theory
• Introduces both the general concepts of the theory of Universal Grammar and the main areas of syntax such as X-bar theory, movement and government/binding theory
• Includes discussion topics, exercises, and suggestions for further readings in each chapter

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780631195566
Publisher:
Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/28/1996
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
369
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.97(h) x 1.17(d)

Table of Contents

Preface to the Second Edition
1The Nature of Universal Grammar1
2Concepts of Principles and Parameters Theory40
3General Concepts of Language Acquisition75
4The X-bar Theory of Phrase Structure133
5[Theta]-Theory and Functional Categories159
6Movement and Case Theory189
7Government and Other Developments234
8Topics in Language Acquisition273
9A Sketch of the Minimalist Programme311
Principles, Parameters and Operations: Quick Reference List345
References351
Index363

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