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Language Planning as a Sociolinguistic Experiment

By: Ernst Jahr

Provides richly detailed insight into the uniqueness of the Norwegian language development. Marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of the Norwegian nation following centuries of Danish rule


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Acquiring Phonology: A Cross-Generational Case-Study

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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.


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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

By Henk Zeevat

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


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Title: The Philosophy of Generative Linguistics
URL: http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/academic/philosophy/language/9780199258536.do
Description:

Peter Ludlow presents the first book on the philosophy of generative
linguistics. He explains the motivation of the generative framework,
describes its mechanisms, and addresses issues of broad philosophical
interest, for instance the ontology of linguistics, the nature of data,
language/world relations, and best theory criteria.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Oxford University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Philosophy of Language
Syntax
Discipline of Linguistics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0199258538
ISBN-13: 9780199258536
Pages: 240
Prices: U.K.£ 30.00