Linguistics and Philosophy

Festschrift for Rulon S. Wells

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This volume contains papers by a large number of influencial linguists, written as a tribute to the work of Rulon S. Wells. The volume is subdivided into sections on the Philosophy of Language, Phonology, Syntax, Historical and Typological Linguistics, and Diachronic and Synchronic Derivation.
[Current Issues in Linguistic Theory, 42]  1985.  xviii, 472 pp.
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Table of Contents
Preface
iii–v
Works of Rulon S. Wells
vii–xii
I. On the philosophy of language and general theoretical issues
Innate capacity, know-how and use in language
Robert A. Hall, Jr.
3–9
Language, cognition and linguistics
Raimo Anttila
11–22
Kuhnian paradigms as system of markedness conventions
James D. McCawley
23–43
Hierarchy in conceptual space
John Robert Ross
45–53
Imperfect models and their uses
Fred J. Damerau
55–75
Rask’s lecture on the philosophy of language
William M. Christie, Jr.
77–83
Contrast
John G. Fought
85–96
II. Phonology
Phonological “neutralization” in classical and stratificational theories
David G. Lockwood
99–124
III. Syntax and beyond
Grammatical phrases and lexical phrases
André Martinet
127–137
On grammars of science
Zellig S. Harris
139–148
Constituency, dependency and applicative structure
Sebastian Shaumyan
149–204
Structure and function in syntactic analysis: Rulon Wells as a paleo-synthesiser of European and American syntax
William J. Sullivan
205–222
Come on Up
Eldon G. Lytle
223–239
Why “Junction” theory
Jill E. Peterson-Boogaard
241–252
Generalization and prediction of syntactic patterns in junction grammar
Alan K. Melby
253–264
‘Activity’-‘ Accomplishment’-‘ Achievement’- A language that can’t say ‘I burned it but didn’t brun’ and one that can
Yoshihiko Ikegami
265–304
Positional tendencies of engllish ralative clauses as evidence for processing strategies
Gary D. Prideaux
305–314
IV. Historical and typological linguistics
Knowlegde of the past
Charles F. Hockett
317–341
Lexical reconstruction and the semantic history hypothesis
Isidore Dyen
343–391
Hymonymy, heteroclysis, and history in the Japanese verb
Roy Andrew Miller
393–418
V. On diachronic and synchronic derivation
Some characteristics of back-formation
Henry M. Hoenigswald
421–425
How to become a kwa language
Kay Williamson
427–443
Where do exclamations come from?
Adam Makkai
445–469
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Subjects
BIC Subject: CF – Linguistics
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  85020099