A Guide to Morphosyntax-Phonology Interface Theories: How by Tobias Scheer

By Tobias Scheer

This publication reports the historical past of the interface among morpho-syntax and phonology approximately considering the fact that international warfare II. Structuralist and generative interface considering is gifted chronologically, but additionally idea by means of thought from the perspective of a traditionally observer who notwithstanding within the final 3rd of the booklet distills classes so that it will determine present-day interface theories, and to set up a list of homes right interface conception should still or must never have. The e-book additionally introduces modularity, the rationalist concept of the (human) cognitive process that underlies the generative method of language, from a Cognitive technology viewpoint. Modularity is used as a referee for interface theories within the booklet. eventually, the e-book locates the interface debate within the panorama of present minimalist syntax and section concept and fosters intermodular argumentation: how do we use houses of morpho-syntactic concept on the way to argue for or opposed to competing theories of phonology (and vice-versa)?

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Everybody but Kayne does linearisation "at PF" ....... 5. Linearisation in phonology in order to derive phonetics (Raimy)?..................................................... 6. Conclusion: a minimalism-born monster.............................. 633 3. The balance of procedural and representational communication............................................................................. 1. Which channel for which phenomenon?............................... 2. Prosodic Phonology tries to get away with peaceful coexistence and/or random distribution................................

Selective spell-out: a geometric, rather than a computational solution ............................................... 2. Spell-out at every xP stands in the way ................................ 3. Unifying ambitions and specific tools for morphology ........ 4. Two specificities: LF and no proposal regarding representational communication ........................................... 495 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 xxxii Table of contents – detail § 586 page Interlude Modularity 587 Chapter 1 Introduction: the relative absence of modularity in interface thinking ...........................................................................

Is structure, but not vocabulary, translated? 558 3. Translation is selective, and the choice of translated pieces is arbitrary........................................................................................ 559 4. 2 .............. 560 651 652 653 654 655 Part Two Lessons from interface theories 656 Chapter 1 A guide to the interface jungle ...................................................... 563 657 Chapter 2 Empirical generalisations 658 1. Introduction..................................................................................

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