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Quantification and Plurality

Paul M. Pietroski

in Events and Semantic Architecture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199244300
eISBN:
9780191714153
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244300.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

In principle, Conjunctivists can treat determiners, like ‘every’, as predicates satisfied by ordered pairs of sets. But this recapitulates standard Functionist accounts, which fail to explain various ... More


Affix Ordering Across Languages and Frameworks

Stela Manova (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780190210434
eISBN:
9780190210458
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190210434.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This volume advances our understanding of how word structure in terms of affix ordering is organized in the languages of the world. Affix ordering is a central issue in linguistic theory and there ... More


The Etiology of the PP Argument

David Adger

in A Syntax of Substance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018616
eISBN:
9780262312233
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018616.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter explores two possible explanations for why the prepositions phrase (PP) is distant from the nominal: Either both the syntactic and semantic requirements of the PP are negotiated in a ... More


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