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. Derivational Time-Bombs: Inadequate for Deriving the Obligatoriness of φ-Agreement

Omer Preminger

in Agreement and Its Failures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Building on the results of previous chapters, this chapter puts forth the central argument against derivational time-bombs (including, but not limited to, Chomsky's 2000, 2001 ‘uninterpretable ... More


Agreement and Its Failures

Omer Preminger

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This monograph shows that the typically obligatory nature of predicate-argument agreement in phi-features (phi-agreement) cannot be captured through “derivational time-bombs” – elements of the ... More


Modeling the Obligatoriness of φ-Agreement

Omer Preminger

in Agreement and Its Failures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter introduces the central explanandum of the monograph: the obligatory nature of predicate-argument agreement in phi-features (person, number, gender/noun-class). The chapter begins by ... More


Introduction

Omer Preminger

in Agreement and Its Failures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter is the introduction to the monograph. It outlines the basic research question, and presents a short synopsis of each of the subsequent chapters.


Extensions and Outlook

Omer Preminger

in Agreement and Its Failures

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780262027403
eISBN:
9780262323192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262027403.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter discusses the implications of the results of previous chapters for topics beyond agreement and case. The first section explores the question of whether phi-feature agreement, shown to ... More


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