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Hardcover | Out of Print | 287 pp. | 6 x 9 in | September 1993 | ISBN: 9780262082235
Paperback | $6.75 X | £5.95 | 287 pp. | 6 x 9 in | September 1993 | ISBN: 9780262581240
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The View from Building 20

Essays in Linguistics in Honor of Sylvain Bromberger


These seven original essays commissioned in tribute to MIT Philosophy Professor Sylvain Bromberger present some of the most exciting research being conducted today in linguistics. Each essay is informed by Bromberger's ongoing inquiry into how we "come to know that there are things in the world that we don't know." Included in the collection is the edited version of Noam Chomsky's minimalist paper.

About the Editors

Ken Hale (deceased) was the Ferrari P. Ward Professor Emeritus in Linguistics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Samuel Jay Keyser is Professor Emeritus in MIT’s Department of Linguistics and Philosophy and Special Assistant to the Chancellor. Head of the Department of Linguistics and Philosophy from 1977 to 1998, he also held the positions of Director of the Center for Cognitive Science and Associate Provost.