Chomskyan


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Chomskyan

[ˈtʃɒmskɪən] ADJde Chomsky, chomskiano
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Here, Muslim psychologists may draw from traditional Islamic faculty psychology and modern cognitive psychology of especially the Chomskyan school.
9) Bakhtin insisted from his earliest writings in the 1920s, throughout his entire career, up to his final essays in the 1970s, that the utterance--and not the Sausseurean word or the Chomskyan sentence--is the proper unit for linguistic analysis.
The editor's introduction describes, among other interesting topics, the Chomskyan and Russian Schools of Semitic Linguistics (pp.
And he likes to seize on the scattered lunacies of the Chomskyan left, out of whose pathetic powerlessness he has constructed a threat to national security called "the anti-war left.
One central lesson of the continuing Chomskyan revolution in linguistics is that language differences are merely the changeable surface glittering above a vast sea of human communality.
The writer has the power to delete, substitute, combine and reorder many elements of the syntagm by what Kress and Hodge refer to (confusingly, in view of the Chomskyan associations) as "transformations", for example active [right arrow] passive.
The general point, then, is that Chomskyan competence theories are accounts of implicit knowledge that are pitched at a level of abstraction that makes no commitment to particular algorithms or implementations, and that also idealize the nature of a competent speaker and her language faculty.
What unites cultures is not the neutral, universal set of meanings that Chomskyan linguists are trying to establish; you don't find it at that level.
However, even Katz & Postal (apparently in discomfort with the Chomskyan enterprise) present their position as the only alternative to conceptualism, which makes it a two-sided problem, independently of the (re)actions of the actors involved.
As described in more detail in ten Hacken (2007: 245-267), Jackendoff's Parallel Architecture (PA) was proposed as a reaction to certain perceived problems in Chomskyan linguistics.
John Collins concentrates in his chapter on the more recent changes in the generative paradigm but also looks at the constant threads in Chomskyan linguistics--autonomy of language and syntax, naturalism and internalism, where internalism is 'a thesis about states of the brain theoretically individuated to enter into an explanation of stable linguistic phenomena' (176).