James D. McCawley

List of John Benjamins publications for which James D. McCawley plays a role.


Subjects Historical linguistics


McCawley, James D. 2022 Generative semanticsHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef and Jan-Ola Östman (eds.), pp. 657–666 | Chapter
McCawley, James D. 2009 Generative semanticsGrammar, Meaning and Pragmatics, Brisard, Frank, Jan-Ola Östman and Jef Verschueren (eds.), pp. 117–128 | Article
McCawley, James D. 1999 Some interactions between tense and negation in EnglishThe Clause in English: In honour of Rodney Huddleston, Collins, Peter and David Lee (eds.), pp. 177 ff. | Article
This paper deals with the notions and terminology that figure in the syntactic works of Bloomfield, Fries, Hockett, Gleason, and early Chomsky. Notwithstanding Bloomfield’s commitment to constituent structure and his profound influence on syntactic research in the United States, constituency had… read more
McCawley, James D. 1996 The focus and scope of onlyDiscourse and Meaning: Papers in honor of Eva Hajičová, Partee, Barbara H. and Petr Sgall (eds.), pp. 171 ff. | Article
McCawley, James D. 1995 Generative semanticsHandbook of Pragmatics: Manual, Verschueren, Jef, Jan-Ola Östman and Jan Blommaert † (eds.), pp. 311–319 | Article
McCawley, James D. 1992 Linguistic aspects of musical and mathematical notationThe Linguistics of Literacy, Downing, Pamela A., Susan D. Lima and Michael Noonan (eds.), pp. 169 ff. | Article
Central ideas of Darwin’s theory of natural selection figure prominently in the work of Otto Jespersen (1860–1943). As early as 1886, Jespersen treated linguistic change in Darwinian terms: variation in the pronunciation and meaning of the various units, and factors that raise or lower a… read more
McCawley, James D. 1987 A case of syntactic mimicryFunctionalism in Linguistics, Dirven, René † and Vilém Fried (eds.), pp. 459 ff. | Article
McCawley, James D. 1985 Kuhnian paradigms as system of markedness conventionsLinguistics and Philosophy: Festschrift for Rulon S. Wells, Makkai, Adam and Alan K. Melby (eds.), pp. 23–43 | Article
McCawley, James D. 1984 Sapir's Phonologic Representation (1967)Edward Sapir – Appraisals of his life and work, Koerner, E.F.K. † (ed.), pp. 153 ff. | Chapter
McCawley, James D. 1975 4 Review of The Sound Pattern of EnglishEssays on the Sound Pattern of English, Goyvaerts, Didier L. and Geoffrey K. Pullum (eds.), pp. 145–197 | Review