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Evolutionary Syntax

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Title: Working Minimalism
Edited By: Samuel David Epstein
Norbert Hornstein

The essays in this book present explicit syntactic analyses that adhere to programmatic minimalist guidelines. Thus they show how the guiding ideas of minimalism can shape the construction of a new, more explanatory theory of the syntactic component of the human language faculty.

Publication Year: 1999
Publisher: MIT Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0262550326
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 372 p
Prices: $32.00

Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0262050587
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 372 p
Prices: $75.00