2. The Theory and Practice of Harmonic Serialism
John J. McCarthy [+]
University of Massachusetts, Amherst
John J. McCarthy is Senior Vice Provost for Academic Affairs, Dean of the Graduate School, and Distinguished University Professor at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is the author of Hidden Generalizations: Phonological Opacity in Optimality Theory (Equinox 2007).
This chapter explains what Harmonic Serialism is and how it differs from standard parallel Optimality Theory. Several arguments in support of Harmonic Serialism are presented