Chapter published in:Interfaces in Grammar
Edited by Jianhua Hu and Haihua Pan
[Language Faculty and Beyond 15] 2019
► pp. 9–24
Unifying UG and language variation
We consider the problem of formulating universal generalizations about natural languages given that as work on grammars of particular languages proceeds with increasing precision and detail, the specific form of and conditions on rules increasingly diverges. Formally the problem becomes one of how to generalize over non-isomorphic structures.
Published online: 15 April 2019
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