The Invisible Middle Ground
Submitted by Neil Cohn on February 29, 2008 - 12:43
A friend of mine and I had a really interesting discussion the other day about how difficult it is for a reasonable, mediating, middle-ground type of theory to survive in the scientific landscape. Within linguistics, there are a lot of debates I think a middle ground position serves the most efficient explanation.
However, there are several things holding back the success of such views. For one