Deviational Syntactic Structures (Bloomsbury Studies in by Hans Götzsche

By Hans Götzsche

Taking as some extent of departure principles and rules from the 18th and nineteenth century Danish culture, and from twentieth century traditions of the Copenhagen institution of linguistics, this ebook makes an attempt to establish a proper concept of syntax that addresses the various susceptible issues of alternative formal grammars, significantly Chomskyan grammar.

After introductions to the tips of Brøndal, Hjelmslev and Diderichsen, Götzsche lays the philosophical and theoretical foundations of his formalism, in keeping with a conception of common pragmatics and at the invention of a distinct form of formal common sense referred to as 'occurrence logic', and elaborates this formal procedure intimately. on the way to justify the adequacy of the speculation, the theoretical equipment is utilized to the overall buildings of Danish and Swedish and illustrated via linguistic fabric from those languages. moreover, the ambition is to suggest suggestions to standard difficulties bearing on extra inferior grammatical different types like prepositions, infinitive markers and debris. The concluding bankruptcy of the ebook provides a few principles approximately how the formal procedure might be reworked right into a version of the cognitive mechanism that handles syntax.

This ebook might be of curiosity to linguists, philosophers and students in theoretical linguistics and in glossy Languages.

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