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Adger D(2020). Syntax and the failure of analogical generalization: A commentary on Ambridge (2020). First Language
10.1177/0142723720905921
Mackay AW, Adger D, Bond AL, Giles S, Ochu E(2019). Straight-washing ecological legacies. Nature Ecology and Evolution vol. 3, (12)
10.1038/s41559-019-1025-9
Thoms G, Adger D, Heycock C, Smith J(2019). Syntactic variation and auxiliary contraction: The surprising case of scots. Language vol. 95, (3) 421-455.
10.1353/lan.2019.0052
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/59120
Adger D(2019). Language Unlimited The Science Behind Our Most Creative Power. Oxford University Press, USA
Martin A, Ratitamkul T, Abels K, Adger D, Culbertson J(2019). Cross-linguistic evidence for cognitive universals in the noun phrase. Linguistics Vanguard vol. 5, (1)
10.1515/lingvan-2018-0072
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/58933
Adger D(2017). The limitations of structural priming are not the limits of linguistic theory. BEHAVIORAL AND BRAIN SCIENCES vol. 40, Article ARTN e283,
10.1017/S0140525X17000310
ADGER DJ(2017). Structure, Use, and Syntactic Ecology in Language Obsolecence. Canadian Journal of Linguistics
10.1017/cnj.2017.32
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/23306
ADGER DJ, CHESHIRE J, HALL D(2017). Multicultural London English and social and educational policies. Languages, Society & Policy
10.17863/CAM.9804
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/39012
ADGER DJ(2017). Restrictiveness Matters. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review
10.3758/s13423-016-1194-3
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/19161
ADGER DJ(2016). Language variability in syntactic theory. Rethinking Parameters, Editors: Eguren, L, Fernández-Soriano, O, Mendikoetxea, A, Oxford University Press (New York),
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/25480
Adger D(2015). More misrepresentation: A response to Behme and Evans 2015. Lingua vol. 162, 160-166.
10.1016/j.lingua.2015.05.005
Adger D(2015). Mythical myths: Comments on Vyvyan Evans' "The Language Myth". Lingua vol. 158, 76-80.
10.1016/j.lingua.2015.02.006
Adger D, Svenonius P(2015). Linguistic explanation and domain specialization: a case study in bound variable anaphora. Front Psychol vol. 6,
10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01421
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12186
Adger D(2015). Syntax. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science vol. 6, (2) 131-147.
10.1002/wcs.1332
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/13971
Culbertson J, Adger D(2014). Language learners privilege structured meaning over surface frequency. PROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA vol. 111, (16) 5842-5847.
10.1073/pnas.1320525111
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/12689
ADGER DJ(2014). Variability and Grammatical Architecture. Linguistic Variation in the Minimalist Framework, Oxford University Press (Oxford),
https://qmro.qmul.ac.uk/xmlui/handle/123456789/25479
Adger D(2013). Constructions and Grammatical Explanation: Comments on Goldberg. MIND & LANGUAGE vol. 28, (4) 466-478.
10.1111/mila.12027
Cheshire J, Adger D, Fox S(2013). Relative who and the actuation problem. LINGUA vol. 126, 51-77.
10.1016/j.lingua.2012.11.014
Adger D(2012). A Syntax of Substance. MIT Press
Harbour D, Watkins LJ, Adger D(2012). INFORMATION STRUCTURE, DISCOURSE STRUCTURE, AND NOUN PHRASE POSITION IN KIOWA. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF AMERICAN LINGUISTICS vol. 78, (1) 97-126.
10.1086/662639
Harbour D, Watkins LJ, Adger D(2012). Information structure, discourse structure, and noun phrase position in Kiowa. International Journal of American Linguistics vol. 78, (1) 97-126.
10.1086/662639
ADGER DJ(2011). Bare Resumptives. Resumptive Pronouns at the Interfaces, Editors: Rouveret, A, John Benjamins (Amsterdam),
Mesoudi A, McElligott AG, Adger D(2011). Introduction: integrating genetic and cultural evolutionary approaches to language. Hum Biol vol. 83, (2) 141-151.
10.3378/027.083.0201
Adger D, Svenonius P(2011). Features in Minimalist Syntax. The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Minimalism,
ADGER DJ(2011). Clefted Situations: a Note on Expeletives in Scottish Gaelic Clefts. Formal Approaches to Celtic Linguistics, Cambridge Scholars Publishers (Cambridge),
Adger D(2010). A Minimalist theory of feature structure. Features: Perspectives on a Key Notion in Linguistics,
Adger D(2010). Gaelic morphology. The Edinburgh Companion to the Gaelic Language,
Adger D, Smith J(2010). Variation in agreement: A lexical feature-based approach. LINGUA vol. 120, (5) 1109-1134.
10.1016/j.lingua.2008.05.007
Adger D(2010). A Minimalist Theory of Feature Structures. Features, Editors: Kibort, A, Corbett, GG, Oxford University Press, USA
Adger D(2009). Gaelic Morphology. The Edinburgh Companion to the Gaelic Language, Editors: Watson, M, Macleod, M, Edinburgh University Press (Edinburgh),
Adger D(2009). Gaelic Syntax. The Edinburgh Companion to the Gaelic Language, Editors: Watson, M, Macleod, M, Edinburgh Univ Pr
Adger D, Harbour D, Watkins LJ(2009). Mirrors and Microparameters: Phrase Structure beyond Free Word Order. Cambridge University Press (Cambridge),
Harbour D, ADGER D, Bejar S(2008). Phi theory: Phi-features across interfaces and modules. Oxford University Press
Harbour D, Adger D(2008). Why Phi?. Phi-Theory: Phi-Features across Modules and Interfaces, Editors: DA, DH, Béjar, S, Oxford University Press (Oxford),
Adger D(2007). Variability and modularity: A response to Hudson. J LINGUIST vol. 43, (3) 695-700.
10.1017/S0022226707004811
Adger D(2007). Review of arguments and structure: Studies on the architecture of the sentence. LINGUA vol. 117, (10) 1826-1832.
10.1016/j.lingua.2006.11.005
Trousdale G, Adger D(2007). Special issue on English dialect syntax - Preface by the guest editors. ENGL LANG LINGUIST vol. 11, 257-259.
10.1017/S1360674307002249
Adger D, Trousdale G(2007). Variation in English syntax: theoretical implications. ENGL LANG LINGUIST vol. 11, 261-278.
10.1017/S1360674307002250
Adger D, HARBOUR DA(2007). Syntax and Syncretisms of the Person Case Constraint. Syntax vol. 10, (1) 2-37.
10.1111/j.1467-9612.2007.00095.x
Adger D(2007). Pronouns Postpose at PF. Linguistic Inquiry vol. 38, Article 2, 343–349-343–349.
10.1162/ling.2007.38.2.343
Adger D(2007). Pronouns postpose at PF. LINGUIST INQ vol. 38, (2) 343-349.
10.1162/ling.2007.38.2.343
ADGER D, Harbour D(2007). The Syntax and Syncretisms of the Person Case Constraint. Syntax vol. 10, (1) 2-37.
10.1111/j.1467-9612.2007.00095.x
Adger D, HARBOUR D(2007). The syntax and Syncretisms of the Person Case Constraint. Syntax vol. 10,
Adger D(2007). Three domains of finiteness: a Minimalist perspective. Finiteness: all over the clause, Editors: Nikolaeva, I, OUP (Oxford),
Adger D(2007). Variability and Modularity: A Response to Hudson. Journal of Linguistics vol. 43, (3) 695-700.
10.1017/S0022226707004811
ADGER DJ, Ramchand G (2006). Psych nouns and the structure of predication. Conference: NELS36
Adger D(2006). Combinatorial variability. J LINGUIST vol. 42, (3) 503-530.
10.1017/S002222670600418X
Adger D(2006). Remarks on minimalist feature theory and move. J LINGUIST vol. 42, (3) 663-673.
10.1017/S0022226706004221
ADGER DJ(2006). Post Syntactic Movement and the Old Irish Verb. Natural Langugae and Linguistic Theory vol. 24, (3) 605-654.
10.1007/s11049-006-0004-4
Adger D(2006). Post-syntactic movement and the old Irish verb. NAT LANG LINGUIST TH vol. 24, (3) 605-654.
10.1007/s11049-006-0004-4
Adger D(2006). Combinatorial Variability. Journal of Linguistics vol. 42, 503-530-503-530.
ADGER DJ, Breheny R(2006). Commentary on exaption and linguistic explanation. Lingua vol. 115.12, 1673-1677.
10.1016/j.lingua.2004.12.001
ADGER DJ, Ramchand G(2006). Dialect variation in Gaelic relative clauses. Rannsachadh na Gaidhlig, Editors: McLeod, W, Dunedin Academic Press (Edinburgh),
Adger D, Ramchand G (2006). Psych nouns and predication. Proceedings of NELS 36. Editors: Davis, C, Deal, A, Zabbal, Y, 89–102-89–102.
Adger D(2006). Remarks on Minimalist Feature Theory and Move. Journal of Linguistics vol. 42, 663–673-663–673.
10.1017/S0022226706004221
Adger D (2005). Fracturing the Adjective: Evidence from the Gaelic Comparative. Notes: http://ling.auf.net/lingBuzz/000256 date-added: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100 date-modified: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100,
Adger D, Ramchand G(2005). Merge and move: Wh-dependencies revisited. LINGUISTIC INQUIRY vol. 36, (2) 161-193.
10.1162/0024389053710729
Adger D, Smith J(2005). Variation and the Minimalist Program. Syntax and Variation: Reconciling the Biological and the Social, Editors: Cornips, L, Corrigan, K, John Benjamins (Amsterdam),
ADGER DJ, Tsoulas G(2004). Circumstantial adverbials and Aspect. The Syntax of Adverbials, S. Engelberg, J.R. Austin, G. Rauh, eds, John Benjamins
ADGER DJ, de Cat C(2004). Core Questions about the Edge. Peripheries: syntactic edges and their effects, Adger, D et al, eds, Kluwer (Dordrecht),
ADGER D, de Cat C, Tsoulas G(2004). Peripheries: syntactic edges and their effects. Kluwer Academic (Dordrecht),
ADGER D(2003). Core Syntax : a minimalist approach. Oxford University Press (Oxford),
ADGER DJ, Harbour D, Bejar S(2003). Directionality in Allomorphy: a reply to Carstairs-McCarthy. Transactions of the Philological Society vol. 101.1, 109-115.
10.1111/1467-968X.00111
Adger D, Béjar S, Harbour D(2003). Directionality of allomorphy: a reply to Carstairs-McCarthy. Transactions of the Philological Society vol. 101, Article 1, 109-115.
10.1111/1467-968X.00111
Adger D, Ramchand G(2003). Predication and Equation. Linguistic Inquiry vol. 34, (3) 325-359.
10.1162/002438903322247515
Adger D, Ramchand G(2003). Predication and equation. LINGUISTIC INQUIRY vol. 34, (3) 325-359.
10.1162/002438903322247515
ADGER DJ, Ramchand G (2002). Phases and Interpretability. Conference: Proceedings of WCCFL 20, Cascadilla Press, Somerville, Megerdoomain, K. and Bar-el, L.A (eds)
Adger D, Quer J(2001). The Syntax and Semantics of Unselected Embedded Questions. Language vol. 77, (1) 107-133.
Adger D, Quer J(2001). The syntax and semantics of unselected embedded questions. LANGUAGE vol. 77, (1) 107-133.
10.1353/lan.2001.0001
Adger D (2001). A predicational head in Scottish Gaelic. Notes: ms. University of York date-added: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100 date-modified: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100,
Adger D, Béjar S, Harbour D (2001). Allomorphy: Adjacency and Agree. Notes: Paper presented at the 24th GLOW colloqium, Braga date-added: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100 date-modified: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100,
ADGER DJ, Rhys CS(2001). Eliminating disjunction in lexical specification. Lexical Specification and Insertion. P. Coopmans, M. Everaert & J. Grimshaw, eds, John Benjamins
ADGER DJ (2001). V1 Phenomena and the Syntax Prosody Interface. Conference: Proceedings of WCCFL 19, Cascadilla Press, Somerville, R. Billeray and B.D. Lillehaugen (eds)
Adger D(2000). Feature checking under adjacency and VSO clause structure. Syntax and Semantics vol. 32, 79-100.
Adger D, Tsoulas G (2000). Aspect and lower VP Adverbials. Adverbs and Adjunction. Editors: Alexiadou, A, Svenonius, P, 1-19-1-19.
Adger D, Rhys C(2000). Eliminating Disjunction in Lexical Specification. Lexical Specification and Insertion, Editors: Coopmans, P, Everaert, M, Grimshaw, J, John Benjamins (Amsterdam),
Adger D (2000). First position and the syntax/prosody interface: Old Irish preverbs. WCCFL 19: PROCEEDINGS OF THE 19TH WEST COAST CONFERENCE ON FORMAL LINGUISTICS. Editors: Billerey, R, Lillehaugen, BD, 1-14.
ADGER D(2000). Stress and phrasal syntax. Linguistic Analysis vol. 33, (3-4) 238-266.
Adger D(2000). VSO Clause structure and morphological feature checking. Syntactic Categories, Editors: Borsley, R, Academic Press (New York),
Adger D, Ramchand G (1999). Avoiding Symmetry: the syntax and semantics of copular constructions in Scottish Gaelic. Notes: date-added: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100 date-modified: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100,
Adger D, Smith J (1999). Optionality in the Spellout Component: evidence from a non-standard dialect of English. Notes: paper presented at the Linguistics Association of Great Britain Conference, York date-added: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100 date-modified: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100,
Adger D (1999). Predication and comparison in Scottish Gaelic. Notes: paper presented at the Third Celtic Linguistics Conference, Dublin date-added: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100 date-modified: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100,
Adger D(1999). Specifiers in Generative Grammar. Specifiers: Minimalist Approaches, Editors: Adger, D, Pintzuk, S, Plunket, B, Tsoulas, G et al., Oxford University Press (Oxford),
Adger D, Pintzuk S, Plunkett B, Tsoulas G(1999). Specifiers: minimalist approaches. Oxford University Press (Oxford),
Adger D, Tsoulas G (1999). The Syntax and Semantics of Merge. Proceedings of the Third Langues et Grammaire. Editors: Sauzet, P, 5-20-5-20.
Adger D, Quer J(1998). Clausal Polar Determiners in Catalan Embedded Questions. Studies on the Syntax of Central Romance Languages, Editors: Roca, F, Fontana, J, University of Girona Press (Girona),
Adger D(1997). VSO order and weak pronouns in goidelic celtic. Canadian Journal of Linguistics vol. 42, (1-2) 9-29.
10.1017/s0008413100016807
Adger D(1997). VSO order and weak pronouns in Goidelic Celtic. Canadian Journal of Linguistics vol. 42, (1) 9-29.
Adger D(1997). Deriving the Parameterisation of the Mapping Hypothesis. Studies on Universal Grammar and Typological Variation, Editors: Alexiadou, A, Hall, T, John Benjamins (Amsterdam),
Adger D, Quer J (1997). Subjunctives, Clausal Polarity Items and Unselected Embedded Questions. Proceedings of the North Eastern Linguistics Society (NELS) 27. Editors: Kusumoto, K, 170-188-170-188.
Adger D(1996). Agreement, aspect and measure phrases in Scottish Gaelic. The Syntax of the Celtic Languages, Editors: Borsley, R, Roberts, I, Cambridge University Press (Cambridge),
Adger D(1996). Economy and Optionality: the Interpretation of Subjects in Italian. Probus vol. 8, (2) 117-135.
10.1515/prbs.1996.8.2.117
Adger D, Rhys C (1994). Argument Structure and the English Gerund. Functional Categories, Argument Structure and Parametric Variation. Editors: Rhys, CS, Adger, D, Klopp, AV, 27-48-27-48.
Adger D (1994). Functional Heads and Interpretation. University of Edinburgh, Centre for Cognitive Science , Notes: date-added: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100 date-modified: 2009-04-29 14:06:47 +0100,
Adger D (1994). Meaning, Movement and Economy. Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics (WCCFL) 13. Editors: Aranovich, R, Byrne, W, Preuss, S, Senturia, M et al., 451-466-451-466.
Adger D (1993). Aspectual Chains and Quasi-Arguments. MIT Working Papers in Linguistics, Volume 20.
Adger D (1993). The Licensing of Quasi-Arguments. Proceedings of Console 1. Editors: Ackema, P, Schoorlemmer, M, 1-18-1-18.
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