Re : Case, Innateness, Almost Allnoun, NGL.
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Dans un courrier dat=E9 du 30/07/99 03:09:35 , Jim a =E9crit :
> [Main Point glk]:
> xxxx an argument for a localist hypothesis of case roles and
> clause structure as part of the genetic endowment of the human
> This post is a commentary on a web document with the above url, pointed
> out on Conlang by Charles, which I find very interesting and I want to
> share my reactions to it. It has a lot to say about case, and I have
> added some conclusions of my own about a verb-minimalist approach to
> language. I have made very large unmarked deletions in it; it is best
> to read the original. VST stands for Vector Space Tense as I have
> developed it in the Conlang posted series and Writekit. NGL stands for
> Next Generation Language as published at firstname.lastname@example.org.
> Throughout this web document my (Gerald Koenig's) comments appear
> initiated by my initials, glk, and ended by a line, thus:
> Scott DeLancy's words.
i read it. the NGL stuff is slightly simplistic.
you may want to listen to your children and ponder :
(i) attribute vs. entity
(ii) notional vs. spatio-temporal
(iii) extent vs. extremal
and a few other ***s when these above are cleared up.
"tense" is off-topic : rather discuss "aspect".
as for "verb-minimalist", i think speaking of "verb" is
already mixing PoS and cases.
and discussing "recipient" without pondering "result"