Alternative Linguistics: Descriptive and Theoretical Modes by Philip W. Davis

By Philip W. Davis

The papers during this quantity have been provided on the 5th Biennial Symposium of the dept of Linguistics, Rice college, March 1993. The contributors have been requested to pay attention intensive and in a self-reflective approach upon a few diversity of information. The motive was once multifold. the 1st goal was once descriptive. It used to be anticipated that the contributors could perform their job in a retrospective method, exemplifying and construction upon their past paintings, however it was once additionally anticipated that they'd start to exhibit the configuration of a few quarter in a extra complete photo of language. the purpose used to be to take (at least) one major step within the depiction of what we expect language will eventually be like. The contributions have been either particular and generalizing, with concentration as a lot upon technique as upon hypotheses approximately language. In reading descriptive perform, we persisted to pay attention upon concerns which involved us all, and while we attempted to strengthen the discourse through the result of such description. We was hoping that troublesome and recalcitrant info could make our personal perform clearer to us and that it might probably additionally coach us within the refinement of our conceptions of language.

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