Tobias Scheer

List of John Benjamins publications for which Tobias Scheer plays a role.


Subjects Generative linguistics | Romance linguistics | Theoretical linguistics


Scheer, Tobias 2014 The initial CV: Herald of a non-diacritic interface theoryThe Form of Structure, the Structure of Form: Essays in honor of Jean Lowenstamm, Bendjaballah, Sabrina, Noam Faust, Mohamed Lahrouchi and Nicola Lampitelli (eds.), pp. 315–330 | Article
Across all structuralist and generative incarnations, interface theories are based on unwarranted diacritics: #, ω etc. Lowenstamm’s initial CV has paved the way for a non-diacritic interface theory: the carrier of morpho-syntactic information in phonology is syllabic space. The article shows that… read more
This article is designed to show that muta cum liquida (branching onsets) enclose an empty nucleus (in case they are bipositional). Arguments come from two data sets. A compensatory lengthening is studied that has occurred in the evolution from Latin to Old French within a muta cum liquida: tr dr >… read more
Scheer, Tobias and Philippe Ségéral 2005 What Lenition and Fortition Tell us about Gallo-Romance Muta cum LiquidaRomance Languages and Linguistic Theory 2003: Selected papers from ‘Going Romance’ 2003, Nijmegen, 20–22 November, Geerts, Twan, Ivo van Ginneken and Haike Jacobs (eds.), pp. 235–267 | Article