The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
The Magic of A Common Language: Jakobson, Mathesius,Trubetzkoy, and the Prague Linguistic Circle
Current studies in linguistics series #26
Social and cultural environment, historical factors, and tenets of the Prague Linguistics Circle.