24.960 Syntactic Models
Comparison of different proposed architectures for the syntax module of grammar. Subject traces several themes across a wide variety of approaches, with emphasis on testable differences among models. Models discussed include ancient and medieval proposals, structuralism, early generative grammar, generative semantics, government-binding theory/minimalism, LFG, HPSG, TAG, functionalist perspectives and others.
24.960 will not be offered this semester. It will be available in the Spring semester, and will be instructed by D. Pesetsky.
This class counts for a total of 12 credits. This is a graduate-level class.
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