Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 31-40 of 46 items for:

  • Linguistics x
Clear All

View:

The Neural Architecture of Grammar

The Neural Architecture of Grammar

Stephen E. Nadeau

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017022
eISBN:
9780262301619
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017022.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Linguists have mapped the topography of language behavior in many languages in intricate detail. To understand how the brain supports language function, however, we must take into account the ... More

The Primacy of Grammar

The Primacy of Grammar

Nirmalangshu Mukherji

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014052
eISBN:
9780262280310
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014052.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This book explores in detail human language theories according to Noam Chomsky. It states that human languages are complex, porous, and moldable systems for the purpose of sociocultural development, ... More

The Processing and Acquisition of Reference

The Processing and Acquisition of Reference

Edward A. Gibson and Neal J. Pearlmutter (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015127
eISBN:
9780262295888
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015127.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book brings together contributions by prominent researchers in the fields of language processing and language acquisition on topics of common interest: how people refer to objects in the world, ... More

Productivity and Reuse In LanguageA Theory of Linguistic Computation and Storage

Productivity and Reuse In Language: A Theory of Linguistic Computation and Storage

Timothy J. O'Donnell

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262028844
eISBN:
9780262326803
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028844.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

Language allows us to express and comprehend an unbounded number of thoughts. This fundamental and much-celebrated property is made possible by a division of labor between a large inventory of stored ... More

Provocative Syntax

Provocative Syntax

Phil Branigan

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014991
eISBN:
9780262295673
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014991.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

Chomsky showed that no description of natural language syntax would be adequate without some notion of movement operations in a syntactic derivation. It now seems likely that such movement ... More

(Re)labeling

(Re)labeling

Carlo Cecchetto and Caterina Donati

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780262028721
eISBN:
9780262327220
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262028721.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book owes its title to a simple idea: words are special because they can provide a label for free when they merge with some other category. An exemplification of this special power of words is ... More

Russian Case Morphology and the Syntactic Categories

Russian Case Morphology and the Syntactic Categories

David Pesetsky

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019729
eISBN:
9780262314503
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019729.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

In this book, David Pesetsky argues that the peculiarities of Russian nominal phrases provide significant clues concerning the syntactic side of morphological case. Pesetsky argues against the ... More

Subjunctive ConditionalsA Linguistic Analysis

Subjunctive Conditionals: A Linguistic Analysis

Michela Ippolito

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780262019484
eISBN:
9780262314879
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019484.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book proposes a compositional semantics for subjunctive (or would) conditionals in English that accounts for their felicity conditions and the constraints on the satisfaction of their ... More

The Syntax of AdjectivesA Comparative Study

The Syntax of Adjectives: A Comparative Study

Guglielmo Cinque

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014168
eISBN:
9780262289306
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014168.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This book offers cross-linguistic evidence that adjectives have two sources. Arguing against the standard view, and reconsidering his own earlier analysis, the author proposes that adjectives enter ... More

A Syntax of Substance

A Syntax of Substance

David Adger

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018616
eISBN:
9780262312233
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018616.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This book proposes a new approach to phrase structure that eschews functional heads and labels structures exocentrically. The proposal simultaneously simplifies the syntactic system and restricts the ... More

View: