Fukui Naoki

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Name
Fukui Naoki
E-mail
n-fukuisophia.ac.jp
Affiliation
Sophia University
Section
Graduate School of Languages and Linguistics, Master's (Doctoral) Program in Linguistics
Job title
Professor
Degree
Ph.D. in Linguistics(Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
Other affiliation
Sophia University
Research funding number
60208931

Profile

Post-doctoral Fellow: Center for Cognitive Science, MIT (1986-1987)
Invited Fellow: ATR International (Summer 1999)
Japan Foundation Fellow: University of Tokyo (October 2000-July 2001)

Research Areas

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
Jul 1989
 - 
Jun 1990
Assistant Professor, Unversity of Pennsylvania
 
Jul 1990
 - 
Jun 1998
Assistant Professor, University of California, Irvine
 
Jul 1994
 - 
Jun 1998
Associate Professor, University of California, Irvine
 
Jul 1998
 - 
Mar 2003
Professor, University of California, Irvine
 

Education

 
Sep 1982
 - 
Jun 1986
Department of Linguistics and Philosophy, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
 

Awards & Honors

 
2001
Sanki Ichikawa Prize
 
Oct 2000
Fellow, Japan Foundation
 

Published Papers

 
The Philosophy of Generative Grammar: Naturalism and Internalism
Naoki Fukui
Southern Review   33 3-19   Dec 2018   [Invited]
0-Search and 0-Merge
Hiroki Narita, Hironobu Kasai, Takaomi Kato, Mihoko Zushi, and Naoki Fukui
Merge in the Mind-Brain   127-153   2017   [Refereed][Invited]
A note on strong vs. weak generation in human language
Naoki Fukui
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics   125-131   2015   [Refereed][Invited]
Merge, labeling, and projection
Naoki Fukui and Hiroki Narita
Routledge Handbook of Syntax   3-23   2014   [Refereed][Invited]
Computational principles of syntax in the regions specialized for language: Integrating theoretical linguistics and functional neuroimaging
Shinri Ohta, Naoki Fukui, and Kuniyoshi L. Sakai
Frontiers in Behavioral Neuroscience   7 1-13   2013   [Refereed]

Misc

 
Universal Grammar
Naoki Fukui
The Encyclopedia of Japanese Linguistics   800-801   Oct 2018   [Refereed][Invited]
On Generative Grammar
Naoki Fukui
Okinawa Times   文化欄   Jun 2018   [Invited]
"Phrase Structure"
FUKUI NAOKI
The Handbook of Contemporary Syntactic Theory      2001
“Issues of Word Order and the Structure of Noun Phrases”
FUKUI NAOKI, Y. Takano
Proceedings of Linguistics and Phonetics 98, ed. by O. Fujimura, B. Joseph, and B. Palek, Charles University Press, Prague      2000

Books etc

 
Merge in the Mind-Brain: Essays on Theoretical Linguistics and the Neuroscience of Language
Fukui Naoki
Routledge   May 2017   ISBN:978-1-138-21614-3
A (second) collection of my articles on theoretical syntax and the neuroscience of human language
Aspects of the Theory of Syntax
Fukui Naoki (Part:Joint Translation)
Iwanami Shoten Publishers   Feb 2017   ISBN:978-4-00-336952-4
Biolinguistic Explorations
Fukui Naoki (Part:Joint Editor, pp. 32-119)
Kaitakusha   Nov 2014   ISBN:978-4-7589-2205-0
Syntactic Structures
Fukui Naoki (Part:Joint Translation)
Iwanami Shoten   Jan 2014   ISBN:9784003369517
A classics in contemporary generative grammar
Theoretical Comparative Syntax (paperback edition)
Fukui Naoki
Routledge   2013   ISBN:978-0-415-86012-3

Conference Activities & Talks

 
On the Neural Basis of Merge and Other Operations: Theoretical and Experimental Examinations [Invited]
Jun Nakajima, Shinri Ohta, Naoki Fukui
11 Mar 2019   
A Theoretical Examination of Merge and other Operations
Naoki Fukui
18 Feb 2019   
Theoretical and Neuroscientific Investigations of Merge and other Operations
Shinri Ohta, Naoki Fukui
7 Aug 2018   
On Certain (rather fundamental) Differences between Fukui and Kuroda [Invited]
Naoki Fukui
Linguistics Talk at Kyushu University   24 Jul 2018   Department of Linguistics, Kyushu University
Merge and (A)symmetry
FUKUI NAOKI
Kyoto Conference on Biolinguistics   12 Mar 2012   The Biolinguistic Project (Japan)
This talk proposes a principle governing the application of Merge, according to which this operation is triggered to apply in order to achieve a 'featural' symmetry. Various consequences of this principle are also discussed in detail.

Others

 
Lectures on Philosophy of Language
The status of modern generative linguistics in the philosophical traditions is discussed.
2010
The Development of Generative Grammar and the Minimalist Program
1999
Linear Order and Symmetry: English and Japanese Relative Clauses
1999
The Uniqueness Parameter
1999
Generative Grammar and the Natural Sciences
1999