Browsing by Subject "Linguistics"
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(2015-12-20) - Journal article
Linguistic meta-theory the formal and empirical conditions of acceptability of linguistic theories and descriptions (1984) - ThesisMost linguists acknowledge, explicitly or implicitly, the relevance of epistemological questions in linguistics but relatively few have given more than a cursory, ad hoc or incomplete consideration to them. The work ...
(1985) - ThesisThis thesis is presented as a contribution to the St Andrews School of Linguistics, Axiomatic Functionalism, as developed by Mulder and Hervey. It is essentially a piece of Theoretical Linguistics which outlines an ...
(University of St Andrews, 2012) - ThesisWhat does it mean to be a rational language user? What is it to obey linguistic rules? What is the proper account of linguistic competence? A Fregean answer to these questions would make essential appeal to the notion ...