David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
The ontology of LFG. We need to get straight what is out there in the world and what our model objects are, what are denotations and what are descriptions that get interpreted. The title of Bresnan (1982a), The Mental Representation of Grammatical Relations, seems more likely to confuse us than help us. But in the introduction, there are some fairly clear statements of how their model of human use of language is to be constructed. Kaplan & Bresnan (1982, p. 173) adopt a Competence Hypothesis which postulates some form of grammar inside the mind of a human being: We assume that an explanatory model of human language performance will incorporate a theoretically justiﬁed representation of the native speaker’s linguistic knowledge (a grammar ). Bresnan & Kaplan (1982, p. xxxi) explain how their model relates to this hypothesized grammar.
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Mark Johnson (1999). A Resource Sensitive Interpretation of Lexical Functional Grammar. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 8 (1):45-81.
Antoni GomilaBenejam (1992). Acerca de la naturaleza psicológica de la lingüística. Theoria 7 (1-2):973-987.
M. Dolores Jiménez López (2006). A Grammar Systems Approach to Natural Language Grammar. Linguistics and Philosophy 29 (4):419 - 454.
Wolfram Hinzen (2013). Narrow Syntax and the Language of Thought. Philosophical Psychology 26 (1):1-23.
Avery Andrews (2010). Propositional Glue and the Projection Architecture of LFG. Linguistics and Philosophy 33 (3):141-170.
Yael Sygal & Shuly Wintner (2009). Associative Grammar Combination Operators for Tree-Based Grammars. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 18 (3):293-316.
Gareth Fitzgerald (2009). Linguistic Intuitions. British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 61 (1):45.
Dan Klein & Christopher D. Manning, Parsing with Treebank Grammars: Empirical Bounds, Theoretical Models, and the Structure of the Penn Treebank.
Shimon Edelman, Learn the Source and Target Languages: (A) Learn a Grammar GA for the Source Language (A). (B) Estimate a Structural Statistical Language Model SSLMA for (A). Given a Grammar (Consisting Of.. [REVIEW]
Gareth Fitzgerald (2009). Linguistic Intuitions (British Journal for the Philosophy of Science). British Journal for the Philosophy of Science 61 (1):123-160.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2010-12-22
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?