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
Proceedings of the 25th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
Proceedings of the annual Boston University Conference on Language Development
This 2-volume proceedings contains 73 papers from November 2000 conference, covering a wide range of areas in language acquisition and language development. The volumes include the keynote address by Lois Bloom, the plenary address by Nina Hyams, and a historical overview and analysis of the BUCLD conference by Margaret Thomas. The complete table of contents and other details can be found on our web site at http://www.cascadilla.com/bucld25toc.html along with easy on-line ordering.