Hedde Zeijlstra

List of John Benjamins publications for which Hedde Zeijlstra plays a role.



Zeijlstra, Hedde 2014 On the uninterpretability of interpretable featuresMinimalism and Beyond: Radicalizing the interfaces, Kosta, Peter, Steven L. Franks, Teodora Radeva-Bork and Lilia Schürcks (eds.), pp. 109–128 | Article
In this paper I present several arguments that argue against the assumption in current generative syntactic theory that certain formal features are semantically active as well (so-called interpretable formal features). Instead, I propose that the set of formal features and the set of semantic… read more
Zeijlstra, Hedde 2008 On the syntactic flexibility of formal featuresThe Limits of Syntactic Variation, Biberauer, Theresa (ed.), pp. 143–173 | Article
This paper argues that the set of formal features that can head a functional projection is not predetermined by UG, but is derived through L1 acquisition. I formulate a hypothesis that says that every functional category F is realised as a semantic feature [F] unless there are overt doubling… read more