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
Over 400 experts were involved in the realization this unique encyclopedic project. For the first time ever in the 2000 year history of rhetoric the classical and modern terms of this field of study have been made available in a dictionary for scientific disciplines and practice; the result is a compendium of our entire current knowledge about rhetoric.