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
Diversions of Galway
An edited selection of papers from the fifth meeting of the international Congress on the History of Linguistics, held in Galway, Ireland in the summer of 1990.