Rules, Constraints, and Phonological Phenomena

Hardcover | May 7, 2008

EditorBert Vaux, Andrew Nevins

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This volume of new work by prominent phonologists goes to the heart of current debates in phonological and linguistic theory: should the explanation of phonological variety be constraint or rule-based and, in the light of the resolution of this question, how in the mind does phonologyinterface with other components of the grammar. The book includes contributions from leading proponents of both sides of the argument and an extensive introduction setting out the history, nature, and more general linguistic implications of current phonological theory.

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This volume of new work by prominent phonologists goes to the heart of current debates in phonological and linguistic theory: should the explanation of phonological variety be constraint or rule-based and, in the light of the resolution of this question, how in the mind does phonologyinterface with other components of the grammar. The ...

Bert Vaux is a University Lecturer in Linguistics at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of King's College. His books include The Phonology of Armenian (OUP 1998) and Linguistic Field Methods (Wipf and Stock 2006). He is the author of a substantial on-line survey of English dialects. Andrew Nevins is Assistant Professor of Lingui...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:352 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 2.24 inPublished:May 7, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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1. Andrew Nevins and Bert Vaux: Introduction: The Division of Labor of Rules, Representations, and Constraints in Phonological Theory2. Bert Vaux: Why the Phonological Component Must be Serial and Rule-Based3. David Odden: Ordering4. Ellen Broselow: Stress-Epenthesis Interactions5. William Idsardi and Eric Raimy: Representational Economy6. Paul Kiparsky: Fenno-Swedish Quantity: Contrast in Stratal OT7. John Frampton: SPE Extensions: Conditions on Representations and Defect Driven Rules8. Charles Reiss: Constraining the Learning Path Without Constraints, or The OCP and NoBanana