Grammar and information: an investigation in linguistic metatheory

Thomas A. Ryckman

Ph.D. dissertation, Columbia University, 1986. (Marginalia are from an editorial review contemplating publication.)

Table of Contents; acknowledgements
Chapter I: Introduction
Chapter II: A reconsideration of some issues in structural linguistics
Chapter III: Two proposals concerning the role of meaning in linguistic analysis and the justification of grammars
Chapter IV: Language structure, linguistic capacities, and the evolution of Generative Grammar from formalism to mentalism
Chapter V: Information, meaning, and the representation of information as language structure
Chapter VI: Informational structures of language in a subfield of a science