Peter Kosta

List of John Benjamins publications for which Peter Kosta plays a role.


Minimalism and Beyond: Radicalizing the interfaces

Edited by Peter Kosta, Steven L. Franks, Teodora Radeva-Bork and Lilia Schürcks

[Language Faculty and Beyond, 11] 2014. vi, 423 pp.
Subjects Generative linguistics | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics

Approaches to Slavic Interaction

Edited by Nadine Thielemann and Peter Kosta

[Dialogue Studies, 20] 2013. xi, 318 pp.
Subjects Balto-Slavic linguistics | Dialogue studies | Discourse studies | Multilingualism | Pragmatics


Kosta, Peter and Diego Gabriel Krivochen 2014 Flavors of movement: Revisiting the A/A′ distinctionMinimalism and Beyond: Radicalizing the interfaces, Kosta, Peter, Steven L. Franks, Teodora Radeva-Bork and Lilia Schürcks (eds.), pp. 236–266 | Article
In this paper we revisit a distinction that has been core to GB and Minimalist approaches to the property of displacement in natural languages: the opposition between A(rgumental) and A′ (non-argumental) positions, as sources and targets of the general operation Move-α. Minimalism brought an… read more
The major part of my contribution will concentrate on the close relation between epistemic modality and evidentiality and the notions of truth value, indirect speech acts and conversational implicature (cf. Kosta 2005; Kosta 2011b). It is well attested in the literature that the epistemic modal… read more
Thielemann, Nadine and Peter Kosta 2013 Introduction and overviewApproaches to Slavic Interaction, Thielemann, Nadine and Peter Kosta (eds.), pp. 1–13 | Article