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Sentential stress: syntactic accounts

Arsalan Kahnemuyipour

in The Syntax of Sentential Stress

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199219230
eISBN:
9780191711800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199219230.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Phonetics / Phonology

This chapter discusses several influential syntactic approaches to sentential stress, namely Cinque (1993) (as well as Legate's (2003) revision of his original proposal) and Zubizarreta (1998). It is ... More


Measuring change

David L. Streiner and Geoffrey R. Norman

in Health Measurement Scales: A practical guide to their development and use

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199231881
eISBN:
9780191724015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199231881.003.0011
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

At first glance, measuring change appears to be a straightforward task. On closer inspection, it is fraught with difficulties, both mathematical and conceptual. This chapter discusses the ... More


Teleology and Causal Understanding in Children’s Theory of Mind

Perner Josef and Roessler Johannes

in Causing Human Actions: New Perspectives on the Causal Theory of Action

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262014564
eISBN:
9780262289139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262014564.003.0103
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter discusses Donald Davidson’s claim that there is an “insuperable problem in giving a full description of the emergence of thought,” and how he expresses relief at not working “in the ... More


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