Step by Step: Essays on Minimalist Syntax in Honor of Howard Lasnik

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This collection of essays presents an up-to-date overview of research in the minimalist program of linguistic theory. The book includes a new essay by Noam Chomsky as well as original contributions from other renowned linguists.Contributors : Andrew Barss, Zeljko Boskovic,
Noam Chomsky, Hamida Demirdache, Hiroto Hoshi, Kyle Johnson, Roger ...

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Overview

This collection of essays presents an up-to-date overview of research in the minimalist program of linguistic theory. The book includes a new essay by Noam Chomsky as well as original contributions from other renowned linguists.Contributors : Andrew Barss, Zeljko Boskovic,
Noam Chomsky, Hamida Demirdache, Hiroto Hoshi, Kyle Johnson, Roger Martin, Keiko Murasugi, Javier
Ormazabal, Mamoru Saito, Daiko Takahashi, Juan Uriagereka, Myriam Uribe-Extebarria, Ewa
Willim.

The MIT Press

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780262516839
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • Publication date: 4/3/2000
  • Pages: 381
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Meet the Author

Samuel Jay Keyser is Professor Emeritus in MIT’s Departmentof Linguistics and
Philosophy and Special Assistant to the Chancellor. Head ofthe Department of Linguistics and
Philosophy from 1977 to 1998, he also heldthe positions of Director of the Center for Cognitive
Science and AssociateProvost.
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Table of Contents

Contributors
Publications by Howard Lasnik
Ph.D. Dissertations Supervised by Howard Lasnik
Preface
Introduction Some Possible Foundations of the Minimalist
Program
Roger Martin and Juan Uriagereka
1 Minimalism and Asymmetric WhInterpretation
Andrew Barss
2 Sometimes in [Spec, CP], Sometimes in Situ
Zeljko Boskovic
3 Minimalist Inquiries: The Framework
Noam Chomsky
4 The Primitives if Temporal Relations
Hamida Demirdache and Myriam UribeEtxebarria
5 How Far Will Quantifiers Go?
Kyle Johnson
6 Japanese Complex Noun Phrases and the Antisymmetry
Theory
Keiko S. Murasugi
7 A Conspiracy Theory of Case and Agreement
Javier Ormazabal
8 The Japanese Light Verb Construction and the
Minimalist Program
Mamoru Saito and Hiroto Hoshi
9 Move F and Raising of Lexical and Empty DPs
Daiko Takahashi
10 On the Grammar of Polish Nominals
Ewa Willim
Index
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