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Exploring crash-proof grammars

Author: Michael T Putnam
Publisher: Amsterdam, the Netherlands ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., ©2010.
Series: Language faculty and beyond, v. 3.
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Includes papers that take on the challenge of defining exactly what a 'crash' is and what a 'crash-proof grammar' would look like, and of investigating whether or not the pursuit of a 'crash-proof  Read more...

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Exploring crash-proof grammars.
Amsterdam, The Netherlands ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., c2010
(DLC) 2010018680
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael T Putnam
ISBN: 9789027208200 9027208204 9027288011 9789027288011
DOI: 10.1075/lfab.3
OCLC Number: 673625085
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 301 p.) : ill.
Contents: 1. Preface & Acknowledgments, pix; 2. List of contributors, pxi; 3. Exploring crash-proof grammars: An introduction (by Putnam, Michael T.), p1-12; 4. Part I Applications of crash-proof grammar, p13-84; 5. Computation efficiency and feature inheritance in crash-proof syntax (by Ouali, Hamid), p15-30; 6. Implications of grammatical gender for the theory of uninterpretable features (by Carstens, Vicki), p31-58; 7. The Empty Left Edge Condition (by Sigurdsson, Halldor Armann), p59-86; 8. Part II The crash-proof debate, p87-298; 9. Grammaticality, interfaces, and UG (by Ott, Dennis), p89-104; 10. A tale of two minimalisms: Reflections on the plausibility of crash-proof syntax, and its free-merge alternative (by Boeckx, Cedric), p105-124; 11. Uninterpretable features: What are they and what do they do? (by Epstein, Samuel David), p125-142; 12. Syntactic relations in Survive-minimalism (by Putnam, Michael T.), p143-166; 13. Toward a strongly derivational syntax (by Suranyi, Balazs), p167-212; 14. On the mathematical foundations of crash-proof grammars (by Leung, Tommi), p213-244; 15. Crash-proof syntax and filters (by Broekhuis, Hans), p245-268; 16. Crash-free syntax and crash phenomena in model-theoretic grammar (by Chaves, Rui P.), p269-298; 17. Index, p299-301
Series Title: Language faculty and beyond, v. 3.
Responsibility: edited by Michael T. Putnam.
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