Non-linguistic Conditions for Causativization as a Linguistic Attractor

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Johanna Nichols; Johanna Nichols; Johanna Nichols;

An attractor, in complex systems theory, is any state that is more easily or more often entered or acquired than departed or lost; attractor states therefore accumulate more members than non-attractors, other things being equal. In the context of language evolution, lin... View more
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