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Some controversial questions in phonological theory

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  28 November 2008

Noam Chomsky
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 39, Mass.
Morris Halle
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge 39, Mass.


In the first issue of this journal, Fred W. Householder discussed two papers of ours which he found defective in various respects. We feel that the issues involved are important and deserve the fullest clarification. We will therefore discuss Householder's objections and the underlying issues in some detail, reiterating points that have been made in the aforementioned papers and elsewhere and making no attempt to avoid redundancy if this can contribute to clarity.

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