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LINGUIST List 21.1041

Wed Mar 03 2010

Books: History of Linguistics: Kibbee (Ed)

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        1.    Paul Peranteau, Chomskyan (R)evolutions: Kibbee (Ed)

Message 1: Chomskyan (R)evolutions: Kibbee (Ed)
Date: 01-Mar-2010
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Chomskyan (R)evolutions: Kibbee (Ed)
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Title: Chomskyan (R)evolutions
Published: 2010
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=Z%20154

Editor: Douglas A. Kibbee
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288486 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027288486 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211699 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027211699 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Abstract:

It is not unusual for contemporary linguists to claim that "Modern
Linguistics began in 1957" (with the publication of Noam Chomsky's
Syntactic Structures). Some of the essays in Chomskyan
(R)evolutions
examine the sources, the nature and the extent of the
theoretical changes Chomsky introduced in the 1950s. Other contributions
explore the key concepts and disciplinary alliances have evolved
considerably over the past sixty years, such as the meanings given
"Universal Grammar", the relationship of Chomskyan linguistics to other
disciplines (Cognitive Science, Psychology, Evolutionary Biology), and the
interactions between mainstream Chomskyan linguistics and other linguistic
theories active in the late 20th century: Functionalism, Generative
Semantics and Relational Grammar. The broad understanding of the recent
history of linguistics points the way towards new directions and methods
that linguistics can pursue in the future.

Linguistic Field(s): History of Linguistics

Written In: English (eng )

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