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Perception and its Objects

Bill Brewer

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199260256
eISBN:
9780191725470
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260256.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This book presents, motivates, and defends a new solution to a fundamental problem in the philosophy of perception. What is the correct theoretical conception of perceptual experience, and how should ... More


New Thoughts on Stylistic Inversion

Jean-Yves Pollock

in Movement and Silence

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195179163
eISBN:
9780199788330
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195179163.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter studies French sentences in which the subject follows the verb. In this analysis, multiple leftward movements interact in such a way as to provide accounts for various phenomena that ... More


Case, Agreement, and Mutation

Ian G. Roberts

in Principles and Parameters in a VSO Language: A Case Study in Welsh

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195168211
eISBN:
9780199788453
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195168211.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter attempts to find the corollaries of the parameter values responsible for the movements identified as underlying VSO order in Chapter 1. A comparison with the behaviour of subject clitics ... More


Numbers

Jody Azzouni

in Talking About Nothing: Numbers, Hallucinations and Fictions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199738946
eISBN:
9780199866175
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738946.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, General

Our singular thinking about numbers (using numerals) is examined, and Tyler Burge’s attempt to read ontological commitments from those uses are rebuffed. It’s shown how our numerical thinking ... More


The Object View

Bill Brewer

in Perception and its Objects

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199260256
eISBN:
9780191725470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260256.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The recommended reaction to the Inconsistent Triad, (OV), is to reject (III), the claim that the direct objects of perception are mind-dependent, whilst retaining the early modern empiricist insight ... More


How are Cognitions Possible?

Robert Hanna

in Kant and the Foundations of Analytic Philosophy

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199272044
eISBN:
9780191699573
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272044.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, General

This chapter argues that the key explanatory notion in Immanuel Kant's general cognitive semantics is his epigenetic or generative/productive theory of the mind, according to which object-directed ... More


The Inconsistent Triad

Bill Brewer

in Perception and its Objects

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199260256
eISBN:
9780191725470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260256.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

The dialectical framework for the whole discussion is set out as an inconsistent triad. (I) Physical objects are mind-independent. (II) Physical objects are the direct objects of perception. (III) ... More


Anti‐Realism

Bill Brewer

in Perception and its Objects

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199260256
eISBN:
9780191725470
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260256.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Berkeley's response to the Inconsistent Triad is to reject (I), the claim that physical objects are mind-independent. Three variants of this move are distinguished, between which it is argued that ... More


Change-of-State Verbs: Implications for Theories of Argument Projection

MALKA RAPPAPORT HOVAV and BETH LEVIN

in The Syntax of Aspect: Deriving Thematic and Aspectual Interpretation

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199280445
eISBN:
9780191712845
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280445.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Verbs showing multiple argument projection options, often with concomitant shifts in aspectual classification or assignment of the ‘aspectual’ roles measure or incremental theme, are ubiquitous. ... More


Language Universals

Morten H. Christiansen, Christopher Collins, and Shimon Edelman (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195305432
eISBN:
9780199866953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305432.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Cognitive Models and Architectures

Languages differ from one another in bewildering and seemingly arbitrary ways. For example, in English, the verb precedes the direct object (understand the proof), but in Japanese, the direct object ... More


Edge-Based Clausal Syntax: A Study of (Mostly) English Object Structure

Paul M. Postal

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014816
eISBN:
9780262295482
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014816.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

This book rejects the notion that an English phrase of the form verb + determiner phrase [V + DP] invariably involves a grammatical relation properly characterized as a direct object. It argues ... More


Applicatives

Liina Pylkkänen

in Introducing Arguments

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262162548
eISBN:
9780262281980
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262162548.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Studies on the syntax of applicative constructions have shown that, in some applicatives, both the direct object and the indirect object exhibit object properties, while in others, only the applied ... More


Objects and Arrays

Paul M. Postal

in Edge-Based Clausal Syntax: A Study of (Mostly) English Object Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014816
eISBN:
9780262295482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014816.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography

Verbs may be subcategorized into transitive and intransitive, the first of which is characterized by the presence of an object nominal expression. Objects that render a verb transitive are generally ... More


Head- and dependent-marking in Semitic

REBECCA HASSELBACH

in Case in Semitic: Roles, Relations, and Reconstruction

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199671809
eISBN:
9780191751165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671809.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 5 (Head- and dependent-marking in Semitic) provides a detailed investigation of marking patterns and marking devices throughout Semitic. It looks at head- and dependent-marking patterns in ... More


Serialization of full noun phrases in the history of German

Augustin Speyer

in Clause Structure and Word Order in the History of German

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780198813545
eISBN:
9780191851414
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813545.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

The serialization of object full NPs is relatively free in Modern German. In OHG, the order IO > DO was heavily preferred; the preference weakened only in the ENHG period. The most important factor ... More


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