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Core Syntax A Minimalist Approach

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ISBN-10: 0199243700

ISBN-13: 9780199243709

Edition: 2002

Authors: David Adger

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This is an introduction to the structure of sentences in human languages. It assumes no prior knowledge of linguistic theory and little of elementary grammar. It will suit students coming to syntactic theory for the first time either as graduates or undergraduates. It will also be useful for those in fields such as computational science, artificial intelligence, or cognitive psychology who need a sound knowledge of current syntactic theory. Sentences in human languages are not just collections of random sounds with associated meanings. They involve a host of intriguing phenomena including constraints on possible word orders and the establishment of relationships between words and phrases…    
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Book details

List price: $63.00
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/29/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 440
Size: 6.69" wide x 9.65" long x 0.91" tall
Weight: 1.738
Language: English

David Adger is Professor of Linguistics at Queen Mary, University of London, and the author ofCore Syntax: A Minimalist Approach.

Core Concepts
Morphosyntactic Features
Constituency and Theta Roles
Representing Phrase Structure
Functional Categories I: TP
Subjects and Objects
Functional Categories II: the DP
Functional Categories III: CP
Wh Movement