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Published: 15 October 2021

568 Pages

6 1/8 x 9 1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780199740338

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The Linguistics Wars

Chomsky, Lakoff, and the Battle over Deep Structure

Second Edition

Randy Allen Harris

  • Newly updated edition of this classic work on the Chomskyan revolution and the contentious battles that shaped modern linguistics
  • Tells the story of the rupture that split the field between Noam Chomsky's structuralist vision and George Lakoff's meaning-driven theories
  • Now covers the 25 years since its original publication and reflects on Chomsky's legacy in the field

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