Syntactic Anchors: On Semantic Structuring

Cambridge University Press (2008)

Abstract
One of the major arenas for debate within generative grammar is the nature of paradigmatic relations among words. Intervening in key debates at the interface between syntax and semantics, this book examines the relation between structure and meaning, and analyses how it affects the internal properties of words and corresponding syntactic manifestations. Adapting notions from the Evo-Devo project in biology (the idea of 'co-linearity' between structural units and behavioural manifestations) Juan Uriagereka addresses a major puzzle: how words can be both decomposable so as to be acquired by children, and atomic, so that they do not manifest themselves as modular to adults
Keywords Grammar, Comparative and general Syntax  Semantics  Generative grammar
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Call number P295.U75 2008
ISBN(s) 0521182360   0521865328   9780521865326
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