The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Prague Linguistic Circle Papers. Volume 3
Prague Linguistic Circle Papers 3
Contents: O.Leska (): Prague School Linguistics: Units in Diversity; P.Siriot: The Impact of Czech and Russian Biology on the Linguistic Thoughts of the Prague Linguistic Circle; P.Sgall: Types of Languages and Probabilistic Implication Laws; C.H.van Schoonveld: Are the Phonological Distinctive Features Ordered?; Y.Tobin: Developmental and Clinical Phonology: The Prague School and Beyond; E.Stankiewicz: Grammatical Categories and Their Formal Patterns; B.H.Partee: Nominal and Temporal Semantic Structure; Aspect and uantification; H.Kucera: In the Beginning Was the Verb: Markedness in Grammatical Categories; J.Sabrsula: Aspect, Contexte, Distribution; W.U.Dressler: What is Natural in Natural Morphology (NM)?; A.Steube and A.Spdth: Determination in German and Russian; T.Hoskovec: Sur la paradigmatisation du verbe indo-europien (premihre partie); M.Komarek: Autosemantic Parts of Speech in Czech; A.Boguslawski: Inherently Thematic or Rhematic Units of Language; E.Hajicova and I.Kruijff-Korbayova: On the Notion of Topic; J.Firbas: The Theory of Functional Sentence Perspective as a Reflection of an Effort Towards a Means-Ends Model of Language; L.Duskova: Basic Distribution of Communicative Dynamism vs. Nonlinear Indication of Functional Sentence Perspective; M.Jelmnek: Anregungen des Prager linguistischen Zirkels zur Verwissenschaftlichung der Stilistik; J.V.Neustupny: Sociolinguistics and the Prague School; L.R.Waugh: Roman Jakobson's Intellectual Influence in America; H.Schnelle: Dichotomies in the Brain - Jakobsonian and Modern.