This collection of papers by an international group of authors honors Jonathan Kaye's contributions to phonology by expanding some of Kaye's ideas to a variety of theoretical topics and languages. The set of ideas discussed or used in this collection includes: empty categories, licensing relationships and constraints, a restrictive two-levelled approach to phonology (without rule ordering or constraint ranking), a restrictive theory of syllabic representation (without the codas constituent and with exclusively binary branching), theories of the phonology-phonetics interface in which phonology is motivated independently of phonetics, and the metatheoretical flaws in a number of widely accepted but rarely questioned views on phonology.Which of the things you do not know, he asks, will you propose as the object of your search? Even if you stumble across it, how will you know it is the thing you did not know? Socrates replies that there is a way out of this paradox: we cananbsp;...
|Title||:||Living on the Edge|
|Publisher||:||Walter de Gruyter - 2003-01-01|