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Explaining Syntax Representations, Structures, and Computation



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Author Biography

Peter W. Culicover is Humanities Distinguished Professor in Linguistics and the founding Director of the Center for Cognitive Science at the Ohio State University. His publications include Formal Principles of Language Acquisition co-authored with Kenneth Wexler (MIT 1983), Principles and Parameters (OUP 1997), Syntactic Nuts (OUP 1999), Dynamical Syntax co-authored with Andrzej Nowak (OUP 2003), Simpler Syntax co-authored with Ray Jackendoff (OUP 2005), Natural Language Syntax (OUP 2009), and Grammar and Complexity (OUP 2012).

Table of Contents

1. Prologue: The Simpler Syntax Hypothesis (2006)
Part I: Representations
2. OM-sentences: On the derivation of sentences with systematically unspecifiable interpretations (1972)
3. On the Coherence of Syntactic Descriptions (1973)
4. Stress and Focus in English (1983)
5. Control, PRO, and the Projection Principle (1992)
6. Negative Curiosities (1982)
7. Deriving Dependent Right Adjuncts in English (1997)
8. Topicalization, Inversion, and Complementizers in English (1992)
9. The Adverb Effect: Evidence against ECP accounts of the that-t effect (1992)
10. Stylistic Inversion in English: A reconsideration (2001)
11. A Reconsideration of Dative Movements (1972)
12. markedness, Antisymmetry, and complexity of Constructions (2003)
13. Morphological Complexity Outside of Universal Grammar (1998)

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