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Contemporary Views on Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Eric Raimy and Charles E. Cairns


The essays in this volume address foundational questions in phonology that cut across different schools of thought within the discipline. The theme of modularity runs through them all, however, and these essays demonstrate the benefits of the modular approach to phonology, either investigating interactions among distinct modules or developing specific aspects of representation within a particular module. Although the contributors take divergent views on a range of issues, they agree on the importance of representations and questions of modularity in phonology. Their essays address the status o ... More

Keywords: phonology, modularity, syllable theory, metrical structure, Optimality Theory, pure computation, representation, phonological features, phonological component

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Print publication date: 2009 Print ISBN-13: 9780262182706
Published to MIT Press Scholarship Online: August 2013 DOI:10.7551/mitpress/9780262182706.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Eric Raimy, editor

Charles E. Cairns, editor

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1 Architecture and Representations in Phonology

Charles E. Cairns, and Eric Raimy

I Phonological Features

II The Syllable

5 The Appendix

Bert Vaux, and Andrew Wolfe

III Metrical Structure

IV Architecture

V Interactions

18 Rule Application in Phonology

Morris Halle, and Andrew Nevins

End Matter