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.
Table of Contents1. 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?
Appendix: Conversations with Ray Jackendoff, George Lakoff, John Robert Ross, and Paul M. Postal