Geoffrey Sampson: Forthcoming and Recent Publications
My latest books are:
Also, see a recent
which a linguistics journal did with me.
Other recent academic contributions include:
- “The redundancy of self-organization
as an explanation of English spelling”,
Language 93.e43–7, 2018.
“Rigid strings and flaky snowflakes”, Language and Cognition 8.587–603, 2016.
- “Typology and the study of writing systems”,
Linguistic Typology 20.561–7, 2016.
- “Two ideas
of creativity”, in Martin Hinton, ed.,
Evidence, Experiment and Argument in Linguistics and
Philosophy of Language, Peter Lang (Bern), 2016.
- “How many possible trade names are there?”,
Journal of Quantitative Linguistics 23.342–60, 2016.
Writing Systems, 2nd edition,
Equinox (Sheffield and Connecticut), 2015.
- Grammar without Grammaticality (with
De Gruyter (Berlin), 2014.
- “A Chinese phonological enigma”,
Journal of Chinese Linguistics 43.679–91, 2015.
- “Minds in uniform:
how generative linguistics regiments culture,
and why it shouldn’t”.
— This was the keynote speech at a conference on
“Dialogue and Culture”, Mainz, 2006,
and the original written version was
in Marion Grein and Edda Weigand, eds,
Dialogue and Culture, John Benjamins, 2007,
pp. 3–25; this revised version is from
Grammar without Grammaticality (see above).
last changed 8 Apr 2018