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
Cognitive Linguistics: Foundations, Scope, and Met
In this volume, leading Cognitive Linguists and authoritative contributors from related fields discuss and illustrate the central theoretical and methodological tenets of Cognitive Linguistics. This book will be a valuable resource for students and researchers who seek an overview of the theoretical underpinnings of Cognitive Linguistics and the range of main issues and approaches prevalent in the late 1990s.