Phonological Knowledge: Conceptual and Empirical Issues

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"Phonological Knowledge enquires into the conceptual and empirical foundations of phonologial theory, locating them in a larger linguistic and philosophical context. It considers the nature, status, and acquisition of phonological knowledge and the relation of phonology to the theory of language and other capacities of mind." "Phonological Knowledge is an important contribution to the most fundamental issues in phonology and the understanding of language. It will generate interest not only among phonologists and their advanced students, but also
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Overview

"Phonological Knowledge enquires into the conceptual and empirical foundations of phonologial theory, locating them in a larger linguistic and philosophical context. It considers the nature, status, and acquisition of phonological knowledge and the relation of phonology to the theory of language and other capacities of mind." "Phonological Knowledge is an important contribution to the most fundamental issues in phonology and the understanding of language. It will generate interest not only among phonologists and their advanced students, but also among all those concerned to understand the forms and functions of language."--BOOK JACKET.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199245772
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 3/28/2001
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 368
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction, Noel Burton-Roberts, Philip Carr, and Gerard Docherty
2. The Ontology of Phonology, Sylvain Bromberger and Morris Halle
3. Where and What is Phonology? A representational perspective, Noel Burton-Roberts
4. Scientific Realism, Sociophonetic Variation, and Innate Endowments in Phonology, Philip Carr
5. Speaker, Speech, and Knowledge of Sounds, Gerard Docherty and Paul Foulkes
6. Phonology and Phonetics in Psycholinguistic Models of Speech Perception, Jennifer Fitzpatrick and Linda Wheeldon
7. Phonology as Cognition, Mark Hale and Charles Reiss
8. Vowel Patterns in Mind and Sound, John Harris and Geoff Lindsey
9. Boundary Disputes: The distinction between phonetic and phonological sound patterns, Scott Myers
10. Conceptual Foundations of Phonology as a Laboratory Science, Janet Pierrehumbert, Mary Beckman, Bob Ladd
11. Modularity and Modality in Phonology, Harry van der Hulst
12. Phonetics and the Origin of Phonology, Marilyn Vihman and Shelley Velleman

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