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Properhood (2006)
Journal Article
Coates, R. (2006). Properhood. Language, 82(2), 356-82

A submitted theoretical article, accepted without major revision. The novel ideas presented have emerged from the author's historical studies of proper names conducted over many years. It consists firstly of a forcible restatement of J.S. Mill's view... Read More about Properhood.

Names (2006)
Book Chapter
Coates, R. (2006). Names. In R. M. Hogg, & D. Denison (Eds.), A history of the English Language, 312-351. Cambridge University Press.

Commissioned chapter in one-volume survey of the history of English. This is the first work ever to pull together the history of all major types of namegiving in English. It has an introductory section covering linguistic and philosophical aspects of... Read More about Names.