The 3rd edition of
Chomsky s Universal Grammar introduces the reader to Noam Chomsky s theory of language by setting the specifics of syntactic analysis in the framework of his general ideas.
Updated and revised to include a broader range of issues and discussion topics
Traces the development of Chomsky's thinking and of the Minimalist Program since 1995, providing a new picture of this current model of syntactic theory
Introduces both the general concepts of the theory of Universal Grammar and the main areas of syntax such as X-bar theory, movement and government/binding theory
Includes discussion topics, exercises, and suggestions for further readings in each chapter