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Spell‐Out and the Minimalist Program

Juan Uriagereka


Since Juan Uriagereka originated the multiple spell-out model in 1999 it has been one of the most influential lines of research in syntactic theorizing. The model simplified a crucial element of the minimalist account of language making it a more accurate reflection of syntax and its acquisition. This book explores important consequences of the multiple spell-out hypothesis and of the linked notion of cyclicity. It combines the latest thinking in linguistics with perspectives drawn from physics, biology, and animal behaviour, aiming thereby to advance the field first described by Noam Chomsky ... More

Keywords: Juan Uriagereka, spell-out model, syntactic theorizing, language, minimalist account, cyclicity, Noam Chomsky, biolinguistics, locality, c-command

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Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780199593521
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199593521.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Juan Uriagereka, author
Department of Linguistics, University of Maryland

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