Downloadable papers by Ray Jackendoff

Ray Jackendoff and David L. Lobina, An Exchange on Linguistic Accounts of Inner Speech, lingbuzz/005494. (2020)

Maria Pinango, Jennifer Mack, and Ray Jackendoff, Semantic Combinatorial Processes in Argument Structure: Evidence from Light-Verbs. (unpublished)

Genesis of a theory of language: From thematic roles (source) to the Parallel Architecture (goal), 2014. (unpublished)

The cognitive structure of baseball. (unpublished)

Some things Fred and I didn't do. (Talk at symposium on retirement of Fred Lerdahl) (unpublished).

Relational Morphology in the Parallel Architecture, with Jenny Audring, in Jenny Audring and F. Masini (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Morphological Theory, Oxford University Press (2019).

Representations and Rules, in Bryce Huebner (ed.), The Philosophy of Daniel Dennett, 92-126. New York: Oxford University Press.

Morphology and memory: Toward an integrated theory (with Jenny Audring), Topics in Cognitive Science, special issue in honor of Lila Gleitman, DOI: 10.1111/tops.12334.

Linear grammar as a possible stepping-stone in the evolution of language, with Eva Wittenberg, Psychonomic Bulletin & Review (2017) 24:219–224.

Multiword constructions in the grammar (with Peter Culicover and Jenny Audring). Topics in Cognitive Science, 9, 552-568. doi: 10.1111/tops.12255 (2017)

Menscheln, kibbelen, sparkle: Verbal diminutives between grammar and lexicon (Jenny Audring, Geert Booij, and RJ), Linguistics in the Netherlands 2017, 1-15. doi 10.1075/avt.34.01.aud (2017)

Case assignment and argument realization in nominals (Anastasia Smirnova and RJ), Language 93, 877-911 (2017)

Morphological Schemas: Theoretical and Psycholinguistic Issues, The Mental Lexicon 11:3 (2016), 467-493. (with Jenny Audring)

In Defense of Theory, Cognitive Science (2015) 1–28.

Eva Wittenberg, Ray Jackendoff, Gina Kuperberg, Martin Paczynski, Jesse Snedeker and Heike Wiese, The Processing and Representation of Light Verb Constructions. In: Bachrach, A., Roy, I. and Stockall, L. (eds.). Structuring the Argument. John Benjamins, 61-80. (2014)

What You Can Say Without Syntax: A Hierarchy of Grammatical Complexity, with Eva Wittenberg, in F. Newmeyer and L. Preston, Measuring Grammatical Complexity, 65-82. Oxford University Press, 2014.

Constructions in the Parallel Architecture, in Thomas Hoffman and Graeme Trousdale (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Construction Grammar, 70-92. Oxford: Oxford University Press. (2013)

Lexical Semantics: an interview with Ray Jackendoff. ReVEL, vol. 11, n. 20, 2013. [].

Same-except: A domain-general cognitive relation and how language expresses it, with Peter Culicover, in Language 88, 305-40 (2012).

Language as a source of evidence for theories of spatial representation, Perception 41, pp. 1128–1152 (2012).

Neil Cohn, Martin Paczynski, Ray Jackendoff, Philip J. Holcomb and Gina R. Kuperberg, (Pea)nuts and bolts of visual narrative: Structure and meaning in sequential image comprehension, Cognitive Psychology 65, 1-38 (2012).

Language, in K. Frankish and W. M. Ramsey, The Cambridge Handbook of Cognitive Science, 171-192. Cambridge University Press. (2012)

Chomskyan grammar seen from within and without (interview with Michael Schiffman) (2012)

What is the human language faculty? Two Views, Language 87, 586-624 (2011).

Conceptual Semantics, in Claudia Maienborn, Klaus von Heusinger, and Paul Portner (eds.), Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning, Vol. 1, 688-709. De Gruyter Mouton (2011).

The Parallel Architecture and its Place in Cognitive Science, in B. Heine and H. Narrog (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis, 583-605. Oxford: Oxford University Press (2010). Also in Andreas Nolda and Oliver Teuber (eds.), Syntax and Morphology Multi-Dimensional, 17-44, Walter de Gruyter (2011).

Alternative minimalist visions of language, CLS 41: The Panels, 189-226 (2008). Reprinted in Robert D. Borsley and Kersti Börjars (eds.), Nontransformational Syntax, 268-296. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell (2011).

Gina R. Kuperberg, Arim Choi, Neil Cohn, Martin Paczynski and Ray Jackendoff, Electrophysiological Correlates of Complement Coercion, Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 22:12, pp. 2685–2701 (2010).

The Natural Logic of Morals and of Laws, Brooklyn Law Review 75, 383-407 (2010).

Your theory of language evolution depends on your theory of language, in Richard Larson, Viviane Déprez, and Hiroko Yamakido (eds.), The Evolution of Human Language: Biolinguistic Perspectives, 63-72. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (2010).

Parallels and Non-Parallels between Language and Music, Music Perception 26, 195-204 (2009).

The ecology of English noun-noun compounds. In Jackendoff, Meaning and the Lexicon (Oxford University Press, 2010). Revised version of: Compounding in the Parallel Architecture and Conceptual Semantics, in Rochelle Lieber and Pavel Stekauer (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Compounding (Oxford University Press, 2009).

Construction after construction and its theoretical challenges, Language 84.1, 8-28 (2008).

Linguistics in cognitive science: The state of the art, The Linguistic Review 24, 347-401 (2007).

A Parallel Architecture perspective on language processing, in Brain Research 1146, 2-22 (2007).

Conceptual Semantics and Natural Semantic Metalanguage Theory Have Different Goals, Intercultural Pragmatics 4, 411-418. (2007)

A whole lot of challenges for linguistics, Journal of English Linguistics 35, 253-62 (2007).

The capacity for music: What is it, and what’s special about it? with Fred Lerdahl, Cognition 100, 33-72 (2006).

The Simpler Syntax Hypothesis, with Peter Culicover, Trends in Cognitive Sciences 10, 413-18 (2006).

The peculiar logic of value, Journal of Cognition and Culture 6, 375-407 (2006).

How did language begin? Pamphlet in Linguistic Society of America FAQ series (2006)

Forum: On Conceptual Semantics (Q/A with Istvan Kecskes), Intercultural Pragmatics 3, 353-358. (2006)

Locating Meaning in the Mind (Where it Belongs) (excerpt from Foundations of Language) In R. Stainton, ed., Contemporary Debates in Cognitive Science, 219-236. Malden, MA: Blackwell.

The faculty of language: What’s special about it? With Steven Pinker, Cognition 95, 201-236 (2005).

The Nature of the Language Faculty and its Implications for Evolution of Language, (Reply to Fitch, Hauser, & Chomsky) with Steven Pinker, Cognition 97, 211-25 (2005).

Focus reduplication in English (the salad-salad paper), with Jila Ghomeshi, Nicole Rosen, and Kevin Russell, in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 22, 307-57 (2004).

Corpus of examples of focus reduplication construction

The English resultative as a family of constructions, with Adele Goldberg, in Language 80, 532-68 (2004).

The Semantic Basis of Control in English (with Peter Culicover). Language 79, 517-556. (2003)

English particle constructions, the lexicon, and the autonomy of syntax, in Nicole Dehe, Ray Jackendoff, Andrew McIntyre, and Silke Urban (eds.), Verb-Particle Explorations, Mouton de Gruyter (2002).

Review of Jerry Fodor, The Mind Doesn’t Work That Way. Language 78, 164-170.

Control is Not Movement (with Peter Culicover), Linguistic Inquiry 32, 493-511 (2001)

How Language Helps Us Think, Pragmatics and Cognition 4, 1-34. Revised version in Jackendoff, The Architecture of the Language Faculty (1997).

"What" and "Where" in Spatial Language and Spatial Cognition (with Barbara Landau) Behavioral and Brain Sciences 16.2, 217-238. (1993)

The Status of Thematic Relations in Linguistic Theory, Linguistic Inquiry 18.3, 369-411. (1987)

Review article on Leonard Bernstein, The Unanswered Question, Language 53.4, 883-894 (1977)

Toward an Explanatory Semantic Representation, Linguistic Inquiry 7.1, 89-150 (1976)

The Base Rules for Prepositional Phrases, in S. Anderson and P. Kiparsky, eds., Festschrift for Morris Halle, Holt, Rinehart, and Winston, 345-356 (1973)