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Parameters have lain at the core of linguistic research in the generative tradition for decades. The theoretical questions they have raised are deep and broad: this reference text investigates how contemporary linguistics has best tried to answer them. This book looks at how parameters might be properly defined and what their locus might be: lexical information, functional heads, the computational system, the phonological branch of the grammar. What kind of data forms trigger acquisition of a parameter? Are parameters ...

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    • Title: Contemporary Linguistic Parameters
    • Publisher: Bloomsbury UK
    • Print ISBN: 9781350097049, 1350097047
    • eText ISBN: 9781472532718
    • Edition: 2019 1st edition
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