By Susan Rothstein (auth.), Susan Rothstein (eds.)
In contemporary years, the examine of occasions and their position as implicit arguments of predicates has been on the heart of a lot vital paintings in semantics and the syntax/semantics interface. This quantity brings jointly fourteen unique experiences by way of major students in semantics and the syntax/semantics interface, masking a large spectrum of analysis into the function of occasions in grammar. The papers largely tackle the next issues, between others: occasion arguments and thematic argument constitution; the position of occasions in verbal aspectual differences; occasions and the excellence among degree and person point predicates; the position of occasions within the research of plurality and scope kin, the mass/count contrast, and propositional attitudes.
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