Mind Design and Minimal Syntax


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This book introduces generative grammar as an area of study and asks what it tells us about the human mind. Wolfram Hinzen lays the foundation for the unification of modern generative linguistics with the philosophies of mind and language. He introduces Chomsky's program of a "minimalist" syntax as a novel explanatory vision of the human mind. He explains how the Minimalist Program originated in work in cognitive science, biology, linguistics, and philosophy, and examines its implications for work in these fields. He ...

Mind Design and Minimal Syntax 2006, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199289257

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Mind Design and Minimal Syntax 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199274413