A plea for explanation

Collins, John (2022) A plea for explanation. Manuscrito, 45 (2). pp. 217-229.

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The paper responds to Duffley's hypothesis that syntactic phenomena are explicable by the ways in which constructions are used. A model of explanation will be offered, and on this basis 'tough' constructions and the general counterfunctionality of syntax will be discussed.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: explations,semantics,syntax,tough constructions,philosophy ,/dk/atira/pure/subjectarea/asjc/1200/1211
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > School of Politics, Philosophy, Language and Communication Studies
UEA Research Groups: Faculty of Arts and Humanities > Research Groups > Philosophy
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Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 06 Jun 2022 13:30
Last Modified: 21 Jul 2023 09:58
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/85361
DOI: 10.1590/0100-6045.2022.V45N2.JC


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