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The return of the Subset Principle *

Theresa Biberauer and Ian Roberts

in Historical Syntax and Linguistic Theory

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199560547
eISBN:
9780191721267
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199560547.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Historical Linguistics

This chapter reconsiders the role of the Subset Principle in language acquisition and change, arguing that consideration of true formal optionality enables one to define grammars generating languages ... More


Specificity‐driven Syntactic Derivation *

Antje Lahne

in Ways of Structure Building

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199644933
eISBN:
9780191741609
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644933.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Specificity is arguably one of the main basic concepts of morphological theory (Subset Principle). This chapter proposes that the concept of specificity is at work in syntax, too, and it is a much ... More


Notes on Insertion in Distributed Morphology and Nanosyntax

Pavel Caha

in Exploring Nanosyntax

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190876746
eISBN:
9780190876784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876746.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter considers two questions that many people ask themselves (or should ask themselves). What is actually the difference between Nanosyntax (NS, Starke, 2009) and Distributed Morphology (DM, ... More


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