External Linguistic Evidence:A Nonfalsificationist View

Melinda Sinclair


What role shoUld external linguistic evidence,l) i.e., evidence about phenomena such as speech production and perception, language acquisition, language change, speech pathology, etc., play in the evaluation of linguistic theories? That this question is a highly controversial one is evidenced by the fact that it is widely discussed in the literature and that many conflicting answers have been provided for it.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5774/4-0-120


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