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    Irene Heim & Angelika Kratzer (1998). Semantics in Generative Grammar. Blackwell.
    Written by two of the leading figures in the field, this is a lucid and systematic introduction to semantics as applied to transformational grammars of the ...
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    Stephan Kornmesser (2014). Scientific Revolutions Without Paradigm-Replacement and the Coexistence of Competing Paradigms: The Case of Generative Grammar and Construction Grammar. [REVIEW] Journal for General Philosophy of Science / Zeitschrift für Allgemeine Wissenschaftstheorie 45 (1):91-118.
    In the Kuhnian and Post-Kuhnian Philosophy of Science, it is widely accepted that scientific revolutions always involve the replacement of an old paradigm by a new paradigm. This article attempts to refute this assumption by showing that there are paradigm-constellations that conform to the relation of a scientific revolution in a Kuhnian sense without a paradigm-replacement occurring. The paradigms investigated here are the linguistic paradigms of Generative Grammar and Construction Grammar that, contrary to Kuhn’s conception of a (...)
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  3. in Generative Grammar (1981). Nicolas Ruwet. In W. Klein & W. Levelt (eds.), Crossing the Boundaries in Linguistics. Reidel 23.
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  4. Ray Jackendoff (1972). Semantic Interpretation in Generative Grammar. Cambridge, Mass.,MIT Press.
     
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  5. Janet Dean Fodor (1977). Semantics: Theories of Meaning in Generative Grammar. Harvester Press.
     
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  6. E. K. Brown (1982). Syntax, Generative Grammar. Hutchinson.
     
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    Oren Kolodny, Arnon Lotem & Shimon Edelman (2014). Learning a Generative Probabilistic Grammar of Experience: A Process‐Level Model of Language Acquisition. Cognitive Science 38 (4):227-267.
    We introduce a set of biologically and computationally motivated design choices for modeling the learning of language, or of other types of sequential, hierarchically structured experience and behavior, and describe an implemented system that conforms to these choices and is capable of unsupervised learning from raw natural-language corpora. Given a stream of linguistic input, our model incrementally learns a grammar that captures its statistical patterns, which can then be used to parse or generate new data. The grammar constructed (...)
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  8. Jerry Fodor, Bever A., Garrett T. G. & F. M. (1974). The Psychology of Language: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics and Generative Grammar. Mcgraw-Hill.
  9. Stephen Schiffer (2015). Meaning and Formal Semantics in Generative Grammar. Erkenntnis 80 (1):61-87.
    A generative grammar for a language L generates one or more syntactic structures for each sentence of L and interprets those structures both phonologically and semantically. A widely accepted assumption in generative linguistics dating from the mid-60s, the Generative Grammar Hypothesis , is that the ability of a speaker to understand sentences of her language requires her to have tacit knowledge of a generative grammar of it, and the task of linguistic semantics in (...)
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    Anna Kollenberg & Alex Burri (2015). Meaning and Formal Semantics in Generative Grammar. Erkenntnis 80 (1):61-87.
    A generative grammar for a language L generates one or more syntactic structures for each sentence of L and interprets those structures both phonologically and semantically. A widely accepted assumption in generative linguistics dating from the mid-60s, the Generative Grammar Hypothesis, is that the ability of a speaker to understand sentences of her language requires her to have tacit knowledge of a generative grammar of it, and the task of linguistic semantics in those (...)
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  11. Robyn Carston & Gower Street, The Relationship Between Generative Grammar and (Relevance-Theoretic) Pragmatics.
    The generative grammar approach to language seeks a fully explicit account of the modular systems of knowledge (competence) that underlies the human language capacity. Similarly, the relevance-theoretic approach to pragmatics attempts an explicit characterisation of the sub-personal systems involved in utterance interpretation. As an on-line performance system, however, it is subject to certain additional constraints; this is demonstrated by the way in which matters of computational (processing effort) economy are currently employed in the two types of theory. A (...)
     
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    Robert Freidin (2003). Imaginary Mistakes Versus Real Problems in Generative Grammar. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (6):677-678.
    Jackendoff claims that current theories of generative grammar commit a “scientific mistake” by assuming that syntax is the sole source of linguistic organization (“syntactocentrism”). The claim is false, and furthermore, Jackendoff's solution to the alleged problem, the parallel architecture, creates a real problem that exists in no other theory of generative grammar.
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    Shimon Edelman (2003). Generative Grammar with a Human Face? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (6):675-676.
    The theoretical debate in linguistics during the past half-century bears an uncanny parallel to the politics of the (now defunct) Communist Bloc. The parallels are not so much in the revolutionary nature of Chomsky's ideas as in the Bolshevik manner of his takeover of linguistics (Koerner 1994) and in the Trotskyist (“permanent revolution”) flavor of the subsequent development of the doctrine of Transformational Generative Grammar (TGG) (Townsend & Bever 2001, pp. 37–40). By those standards, Jackendoff is quite a (...)
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    András Kertész & Csilla Rákosi (2013). Paraconsistency and Plausible Argumentation in Generative Grammar: A Case Study. [REVIEW] Journal of Logic, Language and Information 22 (2):195-230.
    While the analytical philosophy of science regards inconsistent theories as disastrous, Chomsky allows for the temporary tolerance of inconsistency between the hypotheses and the data. However, in linguistics there seem to be several types of inconsistency. The present paper aims at the development of a novel metatheoretical framework which provides tools for the representation and evaluation of inconsistencies in linguistic theories. The metatheoretical model relies on a system of paraconsistent logic and distinguishes between strong and weak inconsistency. Strong inconsistency is (...)
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  15. Noam Chomsky (1975). Studies on Semantics in Generative Grammar. Foundations of Language 12 (3):367-382.
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    David Gil (1983). Intuitionism, Transformational Generative Grammar and Mental Acts. Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 14 (3):231-254.
    A remarkable philosophical affinity may be observed between the intuitionistic conception of mathematics and the transformational generative approach to the study of language: both disciplines profess a mentalistic ontology, both posit an idealized subject, and both insist on their autonomy with respect to other disciplines. This philosophical parallel is formalized in terms of a generalization of the intuitionistic notion of creative subject; resulting are the foundations of a unified theory of mental acts based on intuitionistic logic — capturing, inter (...)
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    Resnick P. Jl & J. van de Weijer (1998). See Also: Generative Grammar; Movement Theory and Constraints in Syntax; Syntax; Syntax–Phon-Ology Interface; Syntax–Semantics Interface. Inquiry 30:543-71.
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    David E. Cooper & P. H. Matthews (1980). Generative Grammar and Linguistic Competence. Philosophical Quarterly 30 (118):90.
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    J. L. (1974). Studies on Semantics in Generative Grammar. Review of Metaphysics 27 (3):605-606.
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    Marcelo Dascal (1971). About the Idea of a Generative Grammar in Leibniz. Studia Leibnitiana 3 (4):272 - 290.
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    Jane Singleton (1974). The Explanatory Power of Chomsky's Transformational Generative Grammar. Mind 83 (331):429-431.
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  22. Adrian Constantinescu (2009). The Chomskyan Version of Generative Grammar. Analysis and Metaphysics 8:84-88.
     
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    L. J. (1974). Studies on Semantics in Generative Grammar. [REVIEW] Review of Metaphysics 27 (3):605-606.
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    Nicolas Ruwet (1981). The “Epistemic Dative” Construction in French and its Relevance to Some Current Problems in Generative Grammar. In W. Klein & W. Levelt (eds.), Crossing the Boundaries in Linguistics. Reidel 23--49.
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    Earl R. MacCormac (1970). A New Programme for Religious Language: The Transformational Generative Grammar. Religious Studies 6 (1):41 - 55.
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    Michael Tomasello (1990). Grammar Yes, Generative Grammar No. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 13 (4):759-760.
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  27. Rudolf P. Botha (1972). The Function of the Lexicon in Transformational Generative Grammar. Foundations of Language 8 (2):298-303.
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    Earl R. Maccormac (1970). A New Programme for Religious Language: The Transformational Generative Grammar: EARL R. MACCORMAC. Religious Studies 6 (1):41-55.
    Recent defenders of the cognitive significance of religious language have had to face opponents from two directions; from those who demand that religious language be capable of some form of empirical verification and from those who demand that for religious language to be meaningful it must be capable of being understood in ordinary language. Apologists who have taken the first challenge seriously have strained to show that religious statements can be verified by ‘religious experience’, or by an ‘odd discernment’ or (...)
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  29. Kostas Kazazis (1967). On a Generative Grammar of the Balkan Languages. Foundations of Language 3 (2):117-123.
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  30. Peter Ludlow (1998). Simplicity and Generative Grammar. In R. Stainton & Murasagi (eds.), Philosophy and Linguistics. Westview Press
  31. James McCloskey (1986). Chomsky Noam. Lectures on Government and Binding. The Pisa Lectures. Studies in Generative Grammar, No. 9. Foris Publications, Dordrecht and Cinnaminson, N.J., 1981, Ix + 371 Pp.Chomsky Noam. Lectures on Government and Binding. The Pisa Lectures. Second Edition of the Preceding. Studies in Generative Grammar, No. 9. Foris Publications, Dordrecht and Cinnaminson, N.J., 1982, Ix + 371 Pp. [REVIEW] Journal of Symbolic Logic 51 (1):238-240.
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  32. J. Roorcyk (2006). Generative Grammar. In Keith Brown (ed.), Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Elsevier 767--769.
     
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  33. Peter Am Seuren (1968). Generative Grammar. Essay of Grammatical Description on a Limited Vocabulary in Dutch II ('). In P. Braffort & F. van Scheepen (eds.), Automation in Language Translation and Theorem Proving. Brussels, Commission of the European Communities, Directorate-General for Dissemination of Information
     
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  34. Peter Am Seuren (1968). Generative Grammar. Some Historical Backgrounds and the Suggestion of a New Approach ('). In P. Braffort & F. van Scheepen (eds.), Automation in Language Translation and Theorem Proving. Brussels, Commission of the European Communities, Directorate-General for Dissemination of Information
  35. K. Sterelny (1980). FODOR, J. D., "Semantics: Theories of Meaning in Generative Grammar". [REVIEW] Australasian Journal of Philosophy 58:427.
     
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    Dan Klein & Christopher D. Manning, A Generative Constituent-Context Model for Improved Grammar Induction.
    We present a generative distributional model for the unsupervised induction of natural language syntax which explicitly models constituent yields and contexts. Parameter search with EM produces higher quality analyses than previously exhibited by unsupervised systems, giving the best published unsupervised parsing results on the ATIS corpus. Experiments on Penn treebank sentences of comparable length show an even higher F1 of 71% on nontrivial brackets. We compare distributionally induced and actual part-of-speech tags as input data, and examine extensions to the (...)
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    David R. Dowty (1983). Word Meaning and Montague Grammar. The Semantics of Verbs and Times in Generative Semantics and in Montague's PTQ. Journal of Symbolic Logic 48 (2):501-502.
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    Ray Jackendoff (2003). Précis of Foundations of Language: Brain, Meaning, Grammar, Evolution,. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (6):651-665.
    The goal of this study is to reintegrate the theory of generative grammar into the cognitive sciences. Generative grammar was right to focus on the child's acquisition of language as its central problem, leading to the hypothesis of an innate Universal Grammar. However, generative grammar was mistaken in assuming that the syntactic component is the sole course of combinatoriality, and that everything else is “interpretive.” The proper approach is a parallel architecture, in which (...)
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    Remi van Trijp (2015). Cognitive Vs. Generative Construction Grammar: The Case of Coercion and Argument Structure. Cognitive Linguistics 26 (4):613-632.
    Name der Zeitschrift: Cognitive Linguistics Jahrgang: 26 Heft: 4 Seiten: 613-632.
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  40. F. Guenthner (1983). Review: David R. Dowty, Word Meaning and Montague Grammar. The Semantics of Verbs and Times in Generative Semantics and in Montague's PTQ. [REVIEW] Journal of Symbolic Logic 48 (2):501-502.
     
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  41. F. Guenthner (1983). Dowty David R.. Word Meaning and Montague Grammar. The Semantics of Verbs and Times in Generative Semantics and in Montague's PTQ. Synthese Language Library, Vol. 7. D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Boston, and London, 1979, Xvii + 415 Pp. [REVIEW] Journal of Symbolic Logic 48 (2):501-502.
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    Peter Ludlow (2011). The Philosophy of Generative Linguistics. Oxford University Press.
    Peter Ludlow presents the first book on the philosophy of generative linguistics, including both Chomsky's government and binding theory and his minimalist ...
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  43. Andrew Carnie (2007). Syntax: A Generative Introduction. Blackwell Pub..
    Building on the success of the bestselling first edition, the second edition of this textbook provides a comprehensive and accessible introduction to the major issues in Principles and Parameters syntactic theory, including phrase structure, the lexicon, case theory, movement, and locality conditions. Includes new and extended problem sets in every chapter, all of which have been annotated for level and skill type. Features three new chapters on advanced topics including vP shells, object shells, control, gapping and ellipsis and an additional (...)
     
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    David R. Dowty, Robert Eugene Wall & Stanley Peters (1981). Introduction to Montague Semantics. Springer.
    INTRODUCTION Linguists who work within the tradition of transformational generative grammar tend to regard semantics as an intractable, perhaps ultimately ...
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    Gennaro Chierchia (1995). Dynamics of Meaning: Anaphora, Presupposition, and the Theory of Grammar. University of Chicago Press.
    In The Dynamics of Meaning , Gennaro Chierchia tackles central issues in dynamic semantics and extends the general framework. Chapter 1 introduces the notion of dynamic semantics and discusses in detail the phenomena that have been used to motivate it, such as "donkey" sentences and adverbs of quantification. The second chapter explores in greater depth the interpretation of indefinites and issues related to presuppositions of uniqueness and the "E-type strategy." In Chapter 3, Chierchia extends the dynamic approach to the domain (...)
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    David Ellerman (2007). Adjoints and Emergence: Applications of a New Theory of Adjoint Functors. [REVIEW] Axiomathes 17 (1):19-39.
    Since its formal definition over sixty years ago, category theory has been increasingly recognized as having a foundational role in mathematics. It provides the conceptual lens to isolate and characterize the structures with importance and universality in mathematics. The notion of an adjunction (a pair of adjoint functors) has moved to center-stage as the principal lens. The central feature of an adjunction is what might be called “determination through universals” based on universal mapping properties. A recently developed “heteromorphic” theory about (...)
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  47. Petr Sgall (1973). Topic, Focus and Generative Semantics. Kronberg Taunus,Scriptor Verlag.
     
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    Werner Abraham & Sjaak de Meij (eds.) (1986). Topic, Focus, and Configurationality: Papers From the 6th Groningen Grammar Talks, Groningen, 1984. J. Benjamins Pub. Co..
    INTRODUCTION WERNER ABRAHAM, LACI MARÁCZ, SJAAK DE MEY & WIM SCHERPENISSE University of Groningen The Groningen Conference on Topic, ...
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  49. Renate Bartsch (1976). The Grammar of Adverbials a Study in the Semantics and Syntax of Adverbial Constructions. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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    Robin Lee Clark (1990). Thematic Theory in Syntax and Interpretation. Routledge.
    Chapter one Introduction The lexicon has come to play an increasingly important role in generative grammar. The first widely read monograph on generative ...
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