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The essays in this book present explicit syntactic analyses that adhere to programmatic minimalist guidelines. Thus they show how the guiding ideas of minimalism can shape the construction of a new, more explanatory theory of the syntactic component of the human language faculty.

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Overview

The essays in this book present explicit syntactic analyses that adhere to programmatic minimalist guidelines. Thus they show how the guiding ideas of minimalism can shape the construction of a new, more explanatory theory of the syntactic component of the human language faculty.

Contributors:
Zeljko Boskovic, Samuel David Epstein, Robert Freidin, Erich M. Groat, Norbert
Hornstein, Hisatsugu Kitahara, Howard Lasnik, Roger Martin, Jairo Nunes, Norvin
Richards, Juan Uriagereka, Amy Weinberg

Current Studies in Linguistics No. 32

The MIT Press

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780262550321
  • Publisher: MIT Press
  • Publication date: 11/22/1999
  • Series: Current Studies in Linguistics , #32
  • Pages: 371
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Table of Contents

Contributors
Introduction
Ch. 1 Case, the Extended Projection Principle, and Minimalism 1
Ch. 2 Raising the Case of Expletives 27
Ch. 3 Minimalism and Quantifier Raising 45
Ch. 4 Eliminating * as a Feature (of Traces) 77
Ch. 5 Cyclicity and Minimalism 95
Ch. 6 Featural Cyclicity and the Ordering of Multiple Specifiers 127
Ch. 7 On Multiple Feature Checking: Multiple Wh-Fronting and Multiple Head Movement 159
Ch. 8 Chains of Arguments 189
Ch. 9 Linearization of Chains and Phonetic Realization of Chain Links 217
Ch. 10 Multiple Spell-Out 251
Ch. 11 A Minimalist Theory of Human Sentence Processing 283
Ch. 12 Un-Principled Syntax: The Derivation of Syntactic Relations 317
Index 347
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