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By Tobias Scheer

This ebook studies the heritage of the interface among morpho-syntax and phonology approximately considering that international conflict II. Structuralist and generative interface pondering is gifted chronologically, but in addition thought through concept from the viewpoint of a traditionally observer who even if within the final 3rd of the e-book distills classes with a purpose to check present-day interface theories, and to set up a list of homes right interface concept may still or must never have. The booklet additionally introduces modularity, the rationalist conception of the (human) cognitive approach that underlies the generative method of language, from a Cognitive technological know-how point of view. Modularity is used as a referee for interface theories within the publication. eventually, the publication locates the interface debate within the panorama of present minimalist syntax and part conception and fosters intermodular argumentation: how will we use homes of morpho-syntactic conception so as to argue for or opposed to competing theories of phonology (and vice-versa)?

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497 588 Chapter 2 Modularity and connectionism, mind and brain 589 1. Monism vs. dualism, symbolic vs. non-symbolic representations ............................................................................. 1. Levels of representation in the standard cognitive model..... 2. A language of thought: symbolic vs. anti-symbolic views of cognition........................................................................... 3. What would adult science look like without symbols?......... 502 2. Connectionism and its representatives in linguistics ...................

2. Spell-out at every xP stands in the way ................................ 3. Unifying ambitions and specific tools for morphology ........ 4. Two specificities: LF and no proposal regarding representational communication ........................................... 495 565 566 567 568 569 570 571 572 573 574 575 576 577 578 579 580 581 582 583 584 585 xxxii Table of contents – detail § 586 page Interlude Modularity 587 Chapter 1 Introduction: the relative absence of modularity in interface thinking ...........................................................................

Non-local carriers of morpho-syntactic information..... 1. Local boundaries vs. non-local domain-based intervention ........................................................................... 2. Notational variants and real differences ............................... 1. Domain-based can be translated into local reference and vice-versa ............................................. 2. The difference is conceptual, not empirical................ 3. The local baby and the diacritic bathwater ...........................

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