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Model Theory (with Stephen Isard)

Mark Steedman

in Taking Scope: The Natural Semantics of Quantifiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017077
eISBN:
9780262301404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017077.003.0005
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter describes a model theory based on a standard statically scoped model theory for first-order logic and generalizes it to the case of relations whose arguments name propositions. It first ... More


Quantification and Pronominal Anaphora

Mark Steedman

in Taking Scope: The Natural Semantics of Quantifiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017077
eISBN:
9780262301404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017077.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Type raising, a rule of the Combinatory Categorial Grammar (CCG) lexicon, is the operation used by Richard Montague in 1973 in semantics to treat quantification in natural language and capture the ... More


Related Approaches

Mark Steedman

in Taking Scope: The Natural Semantics of Quantifiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017077
eISBN:
9780262301404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017077.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter looks at a number of approaches related to the present theory, including Discourse Representation Theory (DRT), which assumes that discourse referents are object symbols and generalized ... More


Conclusion

Mark Steedman

in Taking Scope: The Natural Semantics of Quantifiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017077
eISBN:
9780262301404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017077.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book has suggested that the only quantifier determiners in English with interpretations corresponding to generalized quantifiers are those which give rise to dependency-inducing scope inversion, ... More


Distributional Scope of Plurals

Mark Steedman

in Taking Scope: The Natural Semantics of Quantifiers

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262017077
eISBN:
9780262301404
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262017077.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Downward distribution of the nonspecific and counting existentials is not possible under generalized quantifier semantics of the nominals since they cannot invert scope. This is evident in the ... More


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