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Introduction

Artemis Alexiadou and Hagit Borer

in Nominalization: 50 Years on from Chomsky's Remarks

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780198865544
eISBN:
9780191897924
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198865544.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

The introduction to this book reviews detail the major claims put forth in RoN in 1970, and in particular, the claim that complex words, with deverbal nominals being the case at point, represent a ... More


1951

Willem J.M. Levelt

in A History of Psycholinguistics: The Pre-Chomskyan Era

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199653669
eISBN:
9780191742040
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653669.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Psycholinguistics is a discipline that was said to have emerged in 1951, which was also the time when three notable events occurred. This chapter discusses these three landmark events that greatly ... More


Theories as Sets of Propositions

Steven French

in There Are No Such Things As Theories

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198848158
eISBN:
9780191882715
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848158.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

In this chapter, the so-called ‘Syntactic Approach’ is outlined that takes theories to be sets of propositions. This account has come under fire for its perceived inadequacy in capturing various ... More


There Are No Such Things As Theories

Steven French

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
April 2020
ISBN:
9780198848158
eISBN:
9780191882715
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198848158.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

What is a scientific theory? Is it a set of propositions? Or a family of models? Or is it some kind of abstract artefact? These options are examined in the context of a comparison between theories ... More


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