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Semantic Interfaces

Reference, Anaphora and Aspect

This volume collects original papers—from some of the most prominent linguists in the world—on the theory of meaning (semantics) and its relation to syntax. The debate on syntax-semantics interface, one of the liveliest in the field, is sure to be invigorated by these contributions.

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362 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2001

Lecture Notes

Language and Linguistics: Syntax and Semantics

Philosophy: Logic and Philosophy of Language


Table of Contents

Introduction


Frege On Identity Statements
Robert May


A Puzzle About Indefinites
Gennaro Chierchia


Syntactic Or Semantic Reconstruction?
Evidence From Pseudoclefts And Clitic Left Dislocation
CARLO CECCHETTO


Reconstruction, Weak Island Sensitivity And Agreement
Luigi Rizzi


On A Frequent Misunderstanding In The Temporal-Aspectual Domain:
The ’Perfective-Telic’ Confusion’
PIER MARCO BERTINETTO


Ways Of Terminating
ALESSANDRA GIORGI And FABIO PIANESI


Temporally Opaque Arguments In Verbs Of Creation
ARNIM VON STECHOW


Tense In Fiction
SANDRO ZUCCHI


Index

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