Ideology and Linguistic Theory: Noam Chomsky and the Deep Structure Debates

Ideology and Linguistic Theory: Noam Chomsky and the Deep Structure Debates

by John A. Goldsmith, Geoffrey J. Huck

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Ideology and Linguistic Theory: Noam Chomsky and the Deep Structure Debates by John A. Goldsmith, Geoffrey J. Huck

In Ideology and Linguistic Theory Geoffrey Huck and John Goldsmith provide a revisionist account of the development of ideas about semantics in modern theories of language, focusing particularly on Chomsky's very public rift with the Generative Semanticists about the concept of Deep Structure.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415153133
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/18/1996
Series: History of Linguistic Thought Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 200
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.42(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction

2. Gaps in Paradigm: Mediational and Distributional Themes in Theoretical Syntax

3. Rhetorical Strategies and Linguistic Argumentation: Three Case Studies

4. What Happened to Generative Semantics?

5. Conclusion

Appendix: Conversations with Ray Jackendoff, George Lakoff, John Robert Ross, and Paul M. Postal

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