Douglas S. Bigham
List of John Benjamins publications for which Douglas S. Bigham plays a role.
The evolutionary-emergence model of language change. The Dialect Laboratory: Dialects as a testing ground for theories of language change, De Vogelaer, Gunther and Guido Seiler (eds.), pp. 33–522012.
The model of language change sketched here – the evolutionary-emergence model – takes the position that language is an emergent system within which language change can be modeled as an evolutionary process applied to the emergent properties of that system. Describing language as emergent entails… read more | Article