David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Establishing the level of representation or the point in a derivation at which movement takes place has never been a trivial matter, and as such remains an topic of substantial ongoing interest. For overt movement, this question is complicated by the availability in principle of two components in which movement could take place with indistinguishable effects on word order: in the derivation leading to Spell-Out, or in the mapping from Spell-Out to PF. To a great extent, the reasoning brought to bear on this question has been concentrated on A- and A'-movement and their properties; head-movement, in contrast, has remained a distant third. In this paper, I show that a little-studied peculiarity of elliptical wh-questions in Germanic can cast new light on this question, providing evidence that there is indeed head-movement which takes place late in the derivation at PF, after Spell-Out.* The peculiarity in question comes from a range of data found only under sluicing in a subset of the Germanic languages. In particular, it is found in sluices involving certain prepositions, in which the [+wh] object of the preposition appears not after the preposition in the usual head-complement order, but before it, as in (1).
|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
Susann Fischer (2010). Word-Order Change as a Source of Grammaticalisation. John Benjamins Pub. Company.
George Wilson, Action. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy.
Carlo Ierna (2009). Anton Marty and the Phenomenological Movement. Brentano-Studien 12:219-240.
David Morris (2002). Touching Intelligence. Journal of the Philosophy of Sport 29 (149-162):149-162.
James Campbell (2007). One Hundred Years of Pragmatism. Transactions of the Charles S. Peirce Society 43 (1):1-15.
Elisa Aaltola (2011). The Philosophy Behind the Movement: Animal Studies Vs. Animal Rights. Society and Animals 19 (4):393-406.
Added to index2010-12-22
Total downloads8 ( #239,109 of 1,696,167 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #177,962 of 1,696,167 )
How can I increase my downloads?