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Derivation and explanation in the Minimalist Program
Derivation and explanation: Samuel David Epstein & T. Daniel Seely. Expand
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Queen substance dispersal by messenger workers in honeybee colonies
  • T. D. Seely
  • Biology
  • Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology
  • 1 December 1979
Summary1.Worker honeybees contacting a queen can transport the queen's inhibitory signal, queen substance, to other workers unable to contact the queen. Airborne dispersal of queen substance is atExpand
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Derivations in minimalism
Acknowledgements Preface 1. Orientation and goals 2. On the elimination of A-chains 3. On the elimination of the EPP 4. More challenges to the elimination of the EPP: some movement cases 5. ExploringExpand
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Labeling by Minimal Search: Implications for Successive- Cyclic A-Movement and the Conception of the Postulate ‘‘Phase’’
We argue that Chomsky’s (2013) ‘‘label identification by minimal search’’ explains ‘‘obligatory exit’’ from intermediate positions, not only in the successive-cyclic Ā-movement phenomena that ChomskyExpand
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Structure Building That Can't Be
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Rule Applications as Cycles in a Level-Free Syntax
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Head-head relations in Problems of projection
Abstract Chomsky 2013 argues that D of an external argument in Spec TP is in principle as close to C as T is. Assuming that “inversion depends upon locality independent of category,” T and D shouldExpand
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EPP in T: More controversial subjects
.  This paper has two goals. First, it provides a solution to an important and particularly recalcitrant problem regarding non-control infinitival complements of derived nouns, which have been arguedExpand
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What do we wonder is not syntactic
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