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Reflections on Manner/Result Complementarity *

Malka Rappaport Hovav and Beth Levin

in Lexical Semantics, Syntax, and Event Structure

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199544325
eISBN:
9780191720536
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199544325.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Historical Linguistics

This chapter investigates the observed complementarity of manner and result as components of lexicalized verb meaning. We provide a precise characterization of these meaning components: results ... More


Competition and Complementarity

Ken Safir

in The Syntax of Anaphora

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780195166132
eISBN:
9780199788460
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195166132.003.0003
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

Unlike theories that stipulate complementary distribution of anaphors and pronouns, the theory of competition between dependent forms proposed here predicts that complementary distribution of ... More


From Intensifier to Focus Particle

Regine Eckardt

in Meaning Change in Grammaticalization: An Enquiry into Semantic Reanalysis

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199262601
eISBN:
9780191718939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199262601.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter traces the development of intensifying selbst (self) to the focus particle selbst (even) in German. Starting from a semantic analysis of the intensifier, it surveys German literary data ... More


Regression Model

Aman Ullah

in Finite Sample Econometrics

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
August 2004
ISBN:
9780198774471
eISBN:
9780191601347
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0198774478.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Econometrics

This chapter presents the finite sample analysis of estimators and test statistics in the case of regression models, where the errors have a scalar covariance matrix. Most of the results of the ... More


Global Existence Theorems: The Cosmological Case

Yvonne Choquet-Bruhat

in General Relativity and the Einstein Equations

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199230723
eISBN:
9780191710872
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199230723.003.0016
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics

This chapter begins with a discussion of Gowdy cosmological models. It then covers S1 invariant Einsteinian universes, equations; invariant Einstein universes, the Cauchy problem; the ... More


Semantic Analysis

Adrienne Lehrer

in Wine and Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307931
eISBN:
9780199867493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307931.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

A semantic theory must account for both how words are related to other words (intralinguistic connections) and how words connect to the world. Semantic field theory, which is appropriate for ... More


The Stanford Subjects

Adrienne Lehrer

in Wine and Conversation

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780195307931
eISBN:
9780199867493
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195307931.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Theoretical Linguistics

Subjects in the Stanford group had not drunk or discussed wine with one another before the experiments. At some sessions subjects worked alone to describe (usually) three different wines of the same ... More


Structural focus and exhaustivity *

Katalin É. Kiss

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0004
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

In chapter 4 ‘Structural focus and exhaustivity’, Katalin É. Kiss claims that the structural focus of the Hungarian sentence, occupying Spec,FocP, and structural focus (e.g. the English cleft), in ... More


Contrastive topics operate on speech acts *

Satoshi Tomioka

in Information Structure: Theoretical, Typological, and Experimental Perspectives

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199570959
eISBN:
9780191721786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199570959.003.0006
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

Contrastive Topics are known to elicit a kind of pragmatic effect that is characterized as incompleteness, partiality, and/or uncertainty. Chapter 5 ‘Contrastive Topics Operate on Speech Acts’ by ... More


The Cosmic Zoom: Scale, Knowledge, and Mediation

Zachary Horton

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226742304
eISBN:
9780226742588
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226742588.001.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

The Cosmic Zoom develops a cross-disciplinary theory of scale as mediated difference by examining the history of a trope that has influenced multiple media forms during the past seventy years: the ... More


Embedded Implicatures

François Recanati

in Truth-Conditional Pragmatics

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199226993
eISBN:
9780191710223
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226993.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, General

Conversational implicatures do not normally fall within the scope of operators because they arise at the speech act level, not at the level of sub-locutionary constituents. Yet in some cases they do, ... More


The Structure of Quantum States

Gary E. Bowman

in Essential Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228928
eISBN:
9780191711206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228928.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

The quantum state is the fundamental entity in quantum mechanics. This chapter develops the basic mathematical structure of quantum states by developing the correspondence between states and ordinary ... More


Matrix Mechanics

Gary E. Bowman

in Essential Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199228928
eISBN:
9780191711206
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199228928.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter introduces the matrix-mechanics formulation of quantum mechanics, emphasizing both calculational techniques and conceptual understanding. Parallels between matrix mechanics and ordinary ... More


LINEAR RESPONSE THEORY OF QUANTUM ELECTRONIC TRANSPORT

Pier A. Mello and Narendra Kumar

in Quantum Transport in Mesoscopic Systems: Complexity and Statistical Fluctuations. A Maximum Entropy Viewpoint

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780198525820
eISBN:
9780191712234
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198525820.003.0004
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter examines the linear response theory of Kubo and its specialization to calculating the conductance of a narrow constriction connected adiabatically to reservoirs through widening horns. ... More


Vector analysis and complex algebra

Dennis Sherwood and Jon Cooper

in Crystals, X-rays and Proteins: Comprehensive Protein Crystallography

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199559046
eISBN:
9780191595028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559046.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Crystallography: Physics

This chapter introduces the essential mathematics of diffraction. Initially the concept of a vector is presented along with the mathematical operations which we can perform on vector quantities ... More


Pragmatic Aspects of Scalar Modifiers: The Semantics-Pragmatics Interface

Osamu Sawada

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198714224
eISBN:
9780191782633
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198714224.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

This book investigates pragmatic aspects of scalar modifiers. Through a detailed analysis of the semantics and pragmatics of comparatives with indeterminate pronouns, positive polarity minimizers, ... More


The Rise of Neo-Gricean Pragmatics

Jay David Atlas

in Logic, Meaning, and Conversation: Semantical Underdeterminacy, Implicature, and their Interface

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195133004
eISBN:
9780199850181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133004.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

The parallel between saying something and articulating a more informative statement and saying something and articulating the more informative implies that such can apply for both positive and ... More


The Decomposition of Global Conformal Invariants (AM-182)

Spyros Alexakis

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691153476
eISBN:
9781400842728
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691153476.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Geometry / Topology

This book addresses a basic question in differential geometry that was first considered by physicists Stanley Deser and Adam Schwimmer in 1993 in their study of conformal anomalies. The question ... More


Scale Theory

Zachary Horton

in The Cosmic Zoom: Scale, Knowledge, and Mediation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226742304
eISBN:
9780226742588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226742588.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This introductory chapter explores the current historical moment, marked by climate change and “big data,” as animated by new scalar processes in ways that are analogous to those faced by Alice in ... More


An Analog Universe: Mediating Scalar Temporality in the Eameses’ Toy Films

Zachary Horton

in The Cosmic Zoom: Scale, Knowledge, and Mediation

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9780226742304
eISBN:
9780226742588
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226742588.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

This chapter considers the aesthetic, epistemological, ontological, and political implications of media that animate radical perspectival shifts across scales. Its objects are 1950s and 1960s ... More


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