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Simple Sentences and Semantics

Jennifer Saul

in Simple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199219155
eISBN:
9780191711848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219155.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines attempts to develop semantic theories on which anti-substitution intuitions about simple sentences are actually correct. It argues that all of these attempts fail due to two ... More


Simple Sentences and Implicatures

Jennifer Saul

in Simple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199219155
eISBN:
9780191711848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219155.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter examines the prospects for explaining away anti-substitution intuitions as due to conversational implicatures. It does this by exploring existing accounts, but also by considering ... More


Abandoning (EOI)

Jennifer Saul

in Simple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199219155
eISBN:
9780191711848
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219155.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter begins by exploring what would be needed to evade fully The Enlightenment Problem, arguing for the abandonment not only of EOI but also of some important variants of EOI. It then ... More


Spacetime and the Quantum State

David Wallace

in The Emergent Multiverse: Quantum Theory according to the Everett Interpretation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199546961
eISBN:
9780191741418
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546961.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science, Metaphysics/Epistemology

How is the microscopic ontology of quantum mechanics to be understood according to the Everett interpretation? And how, in particular, are we to understand concepts like spatial locality in ... More


A Multi-locus Analysis of Arabic Negation: Micro-variation in Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic

Ahmad Alqassas

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474433143
eISBN:
9781474460156
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474433143.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book studies the micro-variation in the syntax of negation of Southern Levantine, Gulf and Standard Arabic. By including new and recently published data that support key issues for the syntax of ... More


The “Conception of God” Debate: Setting the Stage for Royce's Personalism

Dwayne A. Tunstall

in Yes, But Not Quite: Encountering Josiah Royce's Ethico-Religious Insight

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823230549
eISBN:
9780823235919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823230549.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, American Philosophy

This chapter presents a brief history of the Royce–Howison debate in 1895 and reconstructs George Holmes Howison's critiques of Royce's mostly epistemic arguments for ... More


Vadose Zone, Part I : Characterization and Flow Processes

Yoram Rubin

in Applied Stochastic Hydrogeology

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195138047
eISBN:
9780197561676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195138047.003.0016
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Oceanography and Hydrology

Many of the principles guiding stochastic analysis of flow and transport processes in the vadose zone are those which we also employ in the saturated zone, and which ... More


The Standpoint Determines the View: Jacques Barzun’s Theory of Aspect

Philip Thomas

in New Frontiers: Law and Society in the Roman World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780748668175
eISBN:
9780748684328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748668175.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Legal History

The argument proffered in this chapter is that the correct legal solution is dependent on time and place; in other words, where you stand determines the view. Authority for this relativism is found ... More


Conclusions and Prospects

Neil Myler

in Building and Interpreting Possession Sentences

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034913
eISBN:
9780262336130
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034913.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter begins by giving a brief overview of the arguments made in the main body of the book. It then examines prospects for extending the approach to other constructions that involve HAVE and ... More


Expectations: Meek’s Cutoff

E. Dawn Hall

in ReFocus: The Films of Kelly Reichardt

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781474411127
eISBN:
9781474444620
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474411127.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter focuses on Reichardt’s genre mixing, slow cinematic techniques, minimalism, neorealism and her use of the “female gaze” as well as “the open image” or “crystal image” as defined by ... More


Frontiers of Physics

Nicholas Manton and Nicholas Mee

in The Physical World: An Inspirational Tour of Fundamental Physics

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198795933
eISBN:
9780191837111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198795933.003.0016
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

Despite the overwhelming successes of modern physics, there are questions that remain to be answered and these are considered in the final chapter. The interpretation of quantum mechanics is ... More


The 1970s: Interest Increases

Andrew Whitaker

in John Stewart Bell and Twentieth-Century Physics: Vision and Integrity

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780198742999
eISBN:
9780191802959
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198742999.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, History of Physics

Experiments on Bell’s theorem, or Bell’s inequality, were carried out by John Clauser and Stuart Freeman, whose results agreed with quantum theory, and by Richard Holt and Frank Pipkin, whose results ... More


Macrovariation

Norma Schifano

in Verb Movement in Romance: A Comparative Study

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
February 2018
ISBN:
9780198804642
eISBN:
9780191842863
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198804642.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Chapter 4 provides an analysis of the patterns of default verb movement identified in Chapters 2 and 3. First, it shows that the attested macro-typologies are not accidental choices of the languages, ... More


Einstein, Bohm, Bell, and the Derivation of Bell’s Inequality: Entanglement and Quantum Non-locality

Jim Baggott

in The Quantum Cookbook: Mathematical Recipes for the Foundations for Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780198827856
eISBN:
9780191866579
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827856.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

By 1935, the Copenhagen interpretation had become the orthodoxy. Einstein needed to find a situation in which it is possible in principle to acquire knowledge of the state of a quantum system without ... More


Surrogate imperatives: infinitives

Daniela Isac

in The Morphosyntax of Imperatives

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780198733263
eISBN:
9780191797798
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198733263.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter proposes an analysis of infinitive imperatives in terms of the same features and syntactic heads that were shown in previous chapters to be relevant for true imperatives and subjunctive ... More


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