George and William invite Prof. William Croft to talk about his theoretical approach to word classes and constructions. Forget a language without adjectives, let’s talk about how your property concepts are predicated!
Links and Resources:
- Croft, William. in preparation. Morphosyntax: constructions of the world’s languages. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Chapter 1, Chapter 2
- Croft, William. 2013. “Radical Construction Grammar.” The Oxford Handbook of Construction Grammar, ed. Graeme Trousdale and Thomas Hoffmann, 211-32. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
- Croft, William. 2007a. “Beyond Aristotle and gradience: a reply to Aarts.” Studies in Language 31.409-30.
- Croft, William. 2007b. “The origins of grammar in the verbalization of experience.” Cognitive Linguistics 18.339-82.
- Croft, William. 2005. “Word classes, parts of speech and syntactic argumentation” [Commentary on Evans and Osada, “Mundari: the myth of a language without word classes”]. Linguistic Typology 9.431-41.
- Stassen, L. 2003. Intransitive predication. Oxford University Press.