“Adger truly manages to achieve a good balance between a formal theoretical model and its empirical coverage. Each chapter includes excellent problem sets . PDF | On Jan 1, , David Adger and others published Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach. This is an introduction to the structure of sentences in human languages. It assumes no prior knowledge of linguistic theory and little of elementary grammar.

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Second Language Acquisition Roumyana Slabakova. Request removal from index. Great content, but easy to get lost. Cain – – Philosophia 41 1: The book emphasizes the importance of cross-linguistic evidence in the development of syntactic arguments.

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It will also be useful for those in fields such as computational science, artificial intelligence, or cognitive psychology who need a sound knowledge of current syntactic theory. Secondly, as the title says, ‘core’ areas of syntax are covered. David Morley – – Continuum.

He is the co-editor of Specifiers: Constituency and Theta Roles 4. Request an Inspection Copy.


Choose your country or region Close. It will suit students coming to syntactic theory for the first time either as graduates or undergraduates.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I’d also like to add that I own this book as a copy, syntzx as the book itself. David Adger leads the reader in easy stages through the development of an approach which explains how these phenomena work.

If studied in detail and with due diligence, the book can really give an extensive amount of information about the minimalist approach.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Locality in Minimalist Syntax. Public Private login e. This entry has no external links.

Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach

Anna rated it it was ok Apr 16, Subjects and Objects 7: You also may like to try some cpre these bookshopswhich may or may not sell this item. Apr 08, Sara rated it it was ok Shelves: Science Logic and Mathematics. Finally, in chapter 10, the author concludes with the subject of locality and phases or islands.

Good book to start learning about generative grammar. Refresh and try again. Christine rated it really liked it Jan 26, I can only tell from my experience but it is definitely not suited for beginners in this field of studies.


Alecia rated it liked it Apr 30, The University of Melbourne Library. Jun 28, Rachel rated it it was ok Recommended to Rachel by: Return to Book Page. Dixon Request an Inspection Copy. Minimalist Perspective OUP, and publishes widely in syntax and semantics. This is a high quality textbook, which I would certainly recommend. Oxford University Press Paperbackpages. I find some exercises confusing because some of them have a number of typos.

It will also be useful for those in Jul 25, Moose rated it liked it. Separate different tags with a comma. Oxford University Press, It will suit students coming to syntactic theory for the first time either as graduates or undergraduates.

None of your libraries hold this item. It is designed for specialist undergraduates and for those coming to linguistics for the first time as graduates, including students in computational science, artificial intelligence, and psychology.