Ideology and Linguistic Theory: Noam Chomsky and the Deep Structure Debates

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Routledge, Oct 11, 2013 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 200 pages
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In The Ideological Structure of Linguistic Theory Geoffrey J. Huck and John A. Goldsmith provide a revisionist account of the development of ideas about semantics in modern theories of language, focusing particularly on Chomsky's very public rift with the Generative Semanticists about the concept of Deep Structure.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
Mediational and distributional themes in theoretical syntax
5
Three case studies
59
4 What happened to Generative Semantics?
79
5 Conclusion
91
Conversations with Ray Jackendoff George Lakoff John Robert Ross and Paul M Postal
97
Notes
143
References
165
Index
179
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