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
Das Textsortenspektrum im fachinternen Wissenstransfer
Untersuchung anhand von Fachzeitschriften der Medizin
This work focuses on the development of the spectrum of text types in medical journals in order to enable statements on science culture and knowledge transfer within one scientific field. What changes could be determined in three medical journals over a period of 30 years and what effects do these changes have on science culture? The empirical evaluation reveals interesting developments.