When it comes to linguistics, he aligns himself with "the tradition of corpus linguistics," a tradition "almost totally eclipsed" in America "by the ascendancy of nonempirical, rationalistic Chomskian
linguistics in the 1960s" (8).
One might posit an axiom that lies behind scoring prosody--a Chomskian
sort of deep-structure in musical grammar that cuts across cultures and times.
The publication of Morris's lecture "From a Chomskian
Couch: The Imperialistic Unconscious" (2003) in the academic journal Critical Inquiry, where it looked not at all out of place, rather proves the point.
left idealism regarding foreign policy is the model for The Progressive and many of its readers, the creation of effective governing coalitions makes foreign policy an often ugly bundle of compromises.
But the findings, however important, of the evolutionary psychologists with respect to the touchstones of their own field - the innate predisposition of humans for cooperation, the universal taboo against incest, Chomskian
theories of language structure - do not yet take us very far toward an understanding of the enormous differences between the past and present in various societies.
Here is a Chomskian
simply defining pidgin out of existence as a "language" spoken by humans.
The Cartesian account offers an essentially nativistic theory of linguistic and rational powers, citing the fact, in Chomskian
fashion, as if it were an explanation.
12) Although I personally reject both the Bloomfieldian and the Chomskian
paradigms for linguistics, for reasons explicated at length in reference (13), I feel that we should accept a combination of the Gardner and Harris definitions for "utterance" in our studies of the "crispness" of written and spoken material.
In her reevaluation of Banfield's paradigm, for example, she maintains that although the Chomskian
Extended Standard Theory employed by Banfield has been superseded by more recent developments in transformational grammar and that although the practice of analyzing isolated sentences in literary texts is no longer tenable, the syntactic approach to speech and thought representation through the evocation of subjectivity by means of the expressive features evoked by textual signals remains fundamentally valid.