Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7

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Over the last two decades, functional heads have been one of the privileged objects of research in generative linguistics. However, within this line of inquiry, two alternative approaches have developed: while the cartographic project considers crosslinguistic evidence as crucial for a complete mapping of functional heads in universal grammar, minimalist accounts tend to consider structural economy as literally involving a reduction in the number of available heads. In this volume, some of the most influential linguists who ...

Functional Heads: The Cartography of Syntactic Structures, Volume 7 2012, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780199746736

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