"We have to learn about the conditions that set the problem in the course of trying to solve it."
(Noam Chomsky, 2008, On Phases, p.135)




  • Narita, Hiroki (2012). Phase cycles in service of projection-free syntax. In Angel J. Gallego, ed., Phases: developing the framework, pp. 125-172. (non-final version)



  • Narita, Hiroki (2010). The tension between explanatory and biological adequacy. A review of Naoki Fukui’s (2006) Theoretical Comparative Syntax: Studies in Macroparameters (non-final version). Lingua 120:1313-1323.


  • Narita, Hiroki (2009). The naturalist program for neo-Cartesian biolinguistics. In Takahito Shinya and Ako
    Imaoka, eds., Proceedings of the 24th Annual Meeting of the Sophia University Linguistic Society. pp. 55-91. [the final version with footnotes] Based on the talk I presented at the 24th Annual Meeting of the Sophia University Linguistics Society under the title “Five reasons for naturalizing meaning”.
  • Narita, Hiroki (2009). Unbounded iteration in coordination and the copy theory of movement. Poster presented at ConSOLE XVIII, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), December 17th-19th, 2009.
  • Narita, Hiroki, and Bridget Samuels (2009). The H-α schema and phonological ph(r)asing. Paper presented at the Formal Approaches to the Phonology-Morphology-Syntax Interfaces workshop at ConSOLE XVIII, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona (UAB), December 16th, 2009. (Handout PDF)
  • Lohndal, Terje, and Hiroki Narita (2009). Internalism as methodology. Biolinguistics, 3(4):321-331.
  • Narita, Hiroki (2009). Full Interpretation of Optimal Labeling. Biolinguistics, 3(2-3):213-254.
  • Narita, Hiroki (2009). How Syntax Naturalizes Semantics. A review of Juan Uriagereka’s (2008) Syntactic Anchors: On Semantic Structuring. Lingua 119(11):1767-1775. (Non-final version)
  • 成田 広樹 (2009). 《回帰を巡る国際会議》報告. 月刊言語九月号 収録. Recursion Conferenceの大会報告. (初稿)
  • Narita, Hiroki (2009). Multiple Transfer in service of recursive Merge. Paper presented at the 32nd GLOW Colloquium, April 15th-18th, 2009. Abstract published in GLOW Newsletter #62, 89-91.




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