Linguistic Derivations and Filtering - Minimalism and Optimality Theory - Hans Broekhuis

Linguistic Derivations and Filtering - Minimalism and Optimality Theory - Hans Broekhuis

9. Optimality theory and the minimalist program

Linguistic Derivations and Filtering - Minimalism and Optimality Theory - Hans Broekhuis

Vieri Samek-Lodovici [+-]
University College London
Vieri Samek-Lodovici is Reader in Theoretical Linguistics, Department of Italian, University College London. Contact for OT book projects in syntax and semantics.

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The author argues that when it comes to cross-linguistic variation, Optimality Theory meets the requirement of optimal design better than traditional versions of MP developed in the 1990s and that language variation is a predictable outcome of OT.

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Samek-Lodovici, Vieri. 9. Optimality theory and the minimalist program. Linguistic Derivations and Filtering - Minimalism and Optimality Theory. Equinox eBooks Publishing, United Kingdom. p. 222-237 Feb 2013. ISBN 9781845539641. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=24817. Date accessed: 04 Aug 2020 doi: 10.1558/equinox.24817. Feb 2013

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