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
Language, Linguistics and Philology: Papers from the Philological Society Anniversary Symposium, November 1992
This volume brings together a selection of papers from the 1992 Philological Society Anniversary Symposium which explore the connections between linguistic thought in Britain and Europe in the 19th and 20th centuries and current research. The chapters cover semantics, syntax, morphology and phonology. A particular focus is the reception of European and American ideas within linguistics in Britain.