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Subject: 18.1510, Books: Cognitive Science/Syntax: Aarts

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Date: 17-May-2007
From: Jenny Breaker < jenny.breaker at oup.com >
Subject: Syntactic Gradience: Aarts

 

	
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Date: Thu, 17 May 2007 10:49:48
From: Jenny Breaker < jenny.breaker at oup.com >
Subject: Syntactic Gradience: Aarts 
 



Title: Syntactic Gradience 
Subtitle: The Nature of Grammatical Indeterminacy 
Publication Year: 2007 
Publisher: Oxford University Press
	   http://www.oup.com/us
	

Book URL: http://www.oup.com/uk/catalogue/?ci=9780199219278 


Author: Bas Aarts

Hardback: ISBN: 0199219265 Pages: 296 Price: U.K. £ 60.00
Paperback: ISBN: 0199219273 Pages: 296 Price: U.K. £ 22.99


Abstract:

This is the first exhaustive investigation of gradience in syntax,
conceived of as grammatical indeterminacy. It looks at gradience in English
word classes, phrases, clauses and constructions, and examines how it may
be recognized, defined, and differentiated. Bas Aarts considers the degree
to which gradience is a grammatical phenomenon or a by-product of imperfect
linguistic description, and makes a series of linked proposals for its
theoretical formalization. His book will appeal to scholars and students of
language and syntactic theory in departments of linguistics, philosophy and
cognitive science. 



Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                     Syntax

Subject Language(s): English (eng)


Written In: English  (eng)
	
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