Topology and Verb Classes
2. Thom's Axioms
Here is a list of statements that can serve as axioms for the catastrophe-theoretic study of syntax. Some of these are in fact theorems. Compare with Thom's Résumé des thèses on p. 321 of Stabilité ....
In the rest of this column we will examine the first four critical points on the list, the one-dimensional sections through their parameter spaces, and the corresponding verb classes.
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