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Author Chomsky, Noam.
Title The generative enterprise revisited : discussions with Riny Huybregts, Henk van Riemsdijk, Naoki Fukui, and Mihoko Zushi, with a new foreword by Noam Chomsky / Noam Chomsky.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, [2004]

Author Chomsky, Noam.
Subject Generative grammar.
Alt Name Huybregts, Riny.
Riemsdijk, Henk C. van.
Fukui, Naoki.
Zushi, Mihoko, 1964-
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 211 pages)
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-198) and index.
Contents Foreword by Noam Chomsky; Preface; Introduction by Naoki Fukui and Mihoko Zushi; The Generative Enterprise; Noam Chomsky in Discussion with Riny Huybregts and Henk van Riemsdijk Preface by Riny Huybregts and Henk van Riemsdijk; Part I On Linguistics; Chapter 1 Language and Cognition; Chapter 2 Explanation in Linguistics; Chapter 3 The Field; Part II On Grammar; Chapter 1 A Historical Perspective; Chapter 2 Issues in Formal Grammar; Chapter 3 Core and Periphery; The Generative Enterprise Revisited; Noam Chomsky in Discussion with Naoki Fukui and Mihoko Zushi Linguistics in the 21st Century
1. Linguistics: The Development of Linguistic Theory in the past 20 Years2. Linguistics and other Sciences; 3. Prospects for the Future; Bibliography; Index
Summary Spanning more than two decades of thinking about generative approaches to Universal Grammar, the two interviews with Noam Chomsky in this book permit a rare and illuminating insight into his views on numerous issues in linguistics and beyond. The first discussion dates from the early days of the so-called Government Binding Theory, the second one took place after a decade of Minimalism. Thereby the evolution and the dynamics in linguistic theorizing are dramatically revealed. Scholars of grammar, cognitive scientists, philosophers will profit by reading this book, but anyone with an ardent int.
ISBN 9783110902440 (electronic bk.)
3110902443 (electronic bk.)
3110180014 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 811407651
Additional Format Print version: Chomsky, Noam. Generative enterprise revisited. Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, ©2004 (DLC) 2004005300.

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