What Counts as Evidence in Linguistics?

The case of innateness

Special issue of Studies in Language 28:3 (2004)

Editors
Martina Penke | Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
Anette Rosenbach | Heinrich-Heine University Düsseldorf
[Studies in Language, 28:3] 2004.  280 pp.
Publishing status: Available
Table of Contents
Preface
477–479
Articles
What counts as evidence in linguistics? An introduction
Martina Penke and Anette Rosenbach
480–526
Typological evidence and Universal Grammar
Frederick J. Newmeyer
527–548
Remarks on the relation between language typology and Universal Grammar: Commentary on Newmeyer
Mark Baltin
549–553
Does linguistic explanation presuppose linguistic description?
Martin Haspelmath
554–579
Remarks on description and explanation in grammar: Commentary on Haspelmath
Judith Aissen and Joan Bresnan
580–583
Author’s response
Martin Haspelmath
584–586
From UG to Universals: Linguistic adaptation through iterated learning
Simon Kirby, Kenny Smith and Henry Brighton
587–607
Form, meaning and speakers in the evolution of language: Commentary on Kirby, Smith and Brighton
William A. Croft
608–611
Author’s response
Simon Kirby, Kenny Smith and Henry Brighton
612–614
Why assume UG?
Dieter Wunderlich
615–641
What kind of evidence could refute the UG hypothesis? Commentary on Wunderlich
Michael Tomasello
642–645
Author’s response: Is there any evidence that refutes the UG hypothesis?
Dieter Wunderlich
646–647
A question of relevance: Some remarks on standard languages
Helmut Weiß
648–674
The Relevance of Variation: Remarks on Weiß’s Standard-Dialect-Problem
Horst J. Simon
675–679
Author’s response
Helmut Weiß
680–681
Universals, innateness and explanation in second language acquisition
Fred Eckman
682–703
‘Internal’ versus ‘external’ universals: Commentary on Eckman
Lydia White
704–706
Author’s response: ‘External’ universals and explanation in SLA
Fred Eckman
707–709
What counts as evidence in historical linguistics?
Olga Fischer
710–740
Abstraction and performance: Commentary on Fischer
David W. Lightfoot
741–744
Author’s response
Olga Fischer
745–747
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Subjects

Main BIC Subject

CF: Linguistics

Main BISAC Subject

LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General