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Author Yngve, Victor H., 1920-2012.

Title Hard-Science Linguistics
Published London : Continuum International Pub. Group, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (397 pages)
Series Open Linguistics
Open linguistics series.
Contents Contents; Preface; Introduction; PART I: ORIENTATION TO HARD-SCIENCE LINGUISTICS; PART II: RECONSTITUTING PHONETICS-PHONOLOGY; PART III: IN SEARCH OF CONTEXT; PART IV: VARIATIONAL AND HISTORICAL LINGUSTICS; PART V: SOCIAL AND PSYCHOLOGICAL ISSUES; PART VI: PRACTICAL APPLICATIONS; PART VII: DISCIPLINARY CONSIDERATIONS; Contributors; Index
Summary The impossibility of testing the depth hypothesis of 1960 of a connection between the complexities of grammar and a limited human temporary memory led to questioning the ancient grammatical foundations of linguistics and to developing standard hard-science foundations. This volume is the first detailed report on how to reconstitute linguistics on the new hard-science foundation laid by Victor H. Yngve in 1996. Hard-science (human) linguistics is the scientific study of how people communicate. It studies people and also communicative energy flow and other relevant parts of the physical environme
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Form Electronic book
Author Wąsik, Zdzisław.
ISBN 1281292028
1847140882 (electronic bk.)
9781281292025
9781847140883 (electronic bk.)