Scribbledehobble : a dissertation on linguistic agency

Doctoral thesis OPEN
Wieland, Nellie Claire;
(2007)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Semantics | Context (Linguistics) | Generative grammar

It is widely held that, although the scope of linguistic freedom is indefinitely large, its very expansiveness is thought to be possible only in virtue of rules that constrain what can be said. I argue that this widely held view is wrong because it posits nomic constrai... View more
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