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Control as Movement

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ISBN-10: 0521195454

ISBN-13: 9780521195454

Edition: 2010

Authors: Cedric Boeckx, Norbert Hornstein, Jairo Nunes

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List price: $134.95
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 8/26/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 274
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

Thom W. Rooke, MD, Consultant, Division of Cardiovascular Diseases, and Head, Section of Vascular Medicine, Mayo Clinic; John and Posy Krehbiel Professor of Medicine, Mayo Medical School, College of Medicine; Rochester, Minnesota, USATimothy M. Sullivan, MD, FACS, FACC, Vascular and Endovascular Surgery, North Central Heart Institute, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, USAMichael R. Jaff, DO, Director, Vascular Medicine, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Noam Chomsky is an Institute Professor and professor of linguistics at MIT. He is the author of many books on linguistics, philosophy, intellectual history, and politics.Norbert Hornstein is professor of linguistics at the University of Maryland. He is the author of several books and the coeditor (with Louise M. Antony) of Chomsky and His Critics.

Jairo Nunes is Associate Professor of Linguistics at the State University of Campinas,Brazil.

Acknowledgments
Introduction
Some historical background
Introduction
What any theory of control should account for
Control in the standard-theory framework
Control in GB
Non-movement approaches to control within minimalism
The null-case approach
The Agree approach
Conclusion
Basic properties of the movement theory of control
Introduction
Departing from the null hypothesis: historical, architectural, and empirical reasons
Back to the future: elimination of DS and the revival of the null hypothesis
Controlled PROs as A-movement traces
Configurational properties
Interpretive properties
Phonetic properties and grammatical status
Conclusion
Empirical advantages
Introduction
Morphological invisibility
Interclausal agreement
Finite control
Finite control and hyper-raising
Finite control, islands, and intervention effects
Summary
The movement theory of control under the copy theory of movement
Adjunct control and sideward movement
The movement theory of control and morphological restrictions on copies
Backward control
Phonetic realization of multiple copies and copy control
Conclusion
Empirical challenges and solutions
Introduction
Passives, obligatory control, and Visser's generalization
Relativizing A-movement
Impersonal passives
Finite control vs. hyper-raising
Nominals and control
Finite control into noun-complement clauses in Brazilian Portuguese
Raising into nominals in Hebrew
The contrast between raising nominals and control nominals in English
Obligatory control and morphological case
Quirky case and the contrast between raising and control in Icelandic
Apparent case-marked PROs
The minimal-distance principle, control shift, and the logic of minimality
Control with promise-type verbs
Control shift
Summary
Partial and split control
Partial control
Split control
Conclusion
On non-obligatory control
Introduction
Obligatory vs. non-obligatory control and economy computations
Some problems
A proposal
Conclusion
Some notes on semantic approaches to control
Introduction
General problems with selectional approaches to obligatory control
"Simpler syntax"
Some putative problems for the movement theory of control
Challenges for "Simpler syntax"
Conclusion
The movement theory of control and the minimalist program
Introduction
Movement within minimalism and the movement theory of control
The movement theory of control and the minimalsit architecture of UG
Inclusiveness, bare phrase structure, and the movement theory of control
Conclusion
References
Index