Frederick J. Newmeyer

Professor emeritus
Department of Linguistics
University of Washington

Fields of interest:

Syntactic theory, functional linguistics, history of linguistics

Recent publications:

F. Newmeyer, L. B. Preston (eds.),
Measuring Grammatical Complexity, Oxford: Oxford University Press. To appear.

F. Newmeyer,
Some Remarks on Chomsky’s Reading of Saussure.
L’Interface Langage-Cognition: Actes du 19e Congrès International des Linguistes, Genève, 22-27 Juillet 2013. S. R. Anderson, J. Moeschler, F. Reboul (eds.), Genève: Librairie Droz 2013, pp. 233-252.

F. Newmeyer,
Goals and Methods of Generative Syntax.
The Cambridge Handbook of Generative Syntax. M. den Dikken (ed.), Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2012, pp. 61-92.

J. Joseph, F. Newmeyer,
All Languages are Equally Complex: The Rise and Fall of a Consensus.
Historiographia Linguistica 39/ 2012, 341-368.

F. Newmeyer,
The Stokhof – van Lambalgen Paradox Resolved.
Theoretical Linguistics 37/ 2011, 63-68.

F. Newmeyer,
English Derived Nominals in Three Frameworks.
Pragmatics and Autolexical Grammar: In Honor of Jerry Sadock. E. Yuasa, T. Bagchi, K. P. Beals (eds.), Amsterdam: John Benjamins 2011, pp. 213-227.

F. Newmeyer,
On Comparative Concepts and Descriptive Categories: A Reply to Haspelmath.
Language 86/ 201o, 688-695.

F. Newmeyer,
Possible and Probable Languages: A Generative Perspective on Linguistic Typology.
Oxford: Oxford University Press 2005.

F. Newmeyer,
Language Form and Language Function. Cambridge,
MA: MIT Press 1998.

F. Newmeyer,
Generative Linguistics: A Historical Perspective.
London: Routledge 1996.