This volume explores the interpretation of indefinites and the constraints on their distribution by paying particular attention to key issues in the interface between syntax and semantics: the relation between the semantic properties of indefinite determiners and the denotation of indefinite DPs, th...
|Edition:||1st ed. 2012|
|Series:||Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory
|Collection:||Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa|
- Introduction . Chapter 1: Why indefinites?
- Chapter 2: Bare Noun Phrases
- Chapter 3: Existential sentences
- Chapter 4: The ambiguity of indefinites: towards a denotational definition of the weak/strong distinction
- Chapter 5: Disambiguating indefinites
- Chapter 6: The Scope of Indefinites
- Chapter 7: Genericity, (In)Definiteness and Bare Nouns
- Chapter 8: Dependent Indefinites in Donkey-Sentences
- Subject Index