Linguistics and pseudo-linguistics : selected essays, 1965-1985 /

The doctrines of transformational-generative grammar (as promulgated in 1957, with frequent later emendations) have on occasion been criticised, sometimes severely. Such criticism have, however, appeared mostly in article-form, and mostly in relatively inaccessible places. Discussions in bookform ha...

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Main Author: Hall, Robert A. 1911-1997.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : J. Benjamins Pub. Co., 1987.
Series:Amsterdam studies in the theory and history of linguistic science. Current issues in linguistic theory ; v. 55.
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Table of Contents:
  • LINGUISTICS AND PSEUDO-LINGUISTICS SELECTED ESSAYS1965-1985; Editorial page; Title page; Copyright page; Table of contents; PREFACE AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; FACT AND FICTION IN GRAMMATICAL ANALYSIS; I. SOME FICTIONS; II. USEFULNESS OF FICTIONS; III. DANGERS OF FICTIONS; IV. OTHER DANGERS; V. CONCLUSION; NOTES; SOME RECENT STUDIES ON PORT-ROYAL AND VAUGELAS; NOTES; REVIEW OF SALTARELLI, A PHONOLOGY OF ITALIAN; ""UNDERLYING REPRESENTATION"" AND OBSERVABLE FACT IN PHONOLOGY; NOTES; REVIEW OF HOCKETT, THE STATE OF THE ART; NOTES; SOME CRITIQUES OF CHOMSKYAN THEORY
  • REVIEW OF HAGÈGE, LA GRAMMAIRE GÉNÉRATIVEA few scattered comments:; CAN LINGUISTICS BE A SCIENCE?; REVIEW OF SAMPSON, LIBERTY AND LANGUAGE AND OF MATTHEWS, GENERATIVE GRAMMAR AND LINGUISTIC COMPETENCE; NOTES; REVIEW OF NEWMEYER, LINGUISTIC THEORY IN AMERICA; NOTES; REVIEW OF FIETZ, FUNKTIONALER STRUKTURALISMUS; DECONSTRUCTING DERRIDA ON LANGUAGE; NOTES; REFERENCES; 1. ABBREVIATIONS; 2. AUTHOR, DATE, AND TITLE LISTINGS; INDEX OF NAMES AND TOPICS