Events and Semantic Architecture

Events and Semantic Architecture

by Paul M. Pietroski
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199244316

ISBN-13: 9780199244317

Pub. Date: 09/28/2006

Publisher: Oxford University Press

In this study of how syntax relates to meaning, Paul Pietroski defends the hyposthesis that combining expressions corresponds to predicate-conjunction and not function-application. Chapters cover a range of constructions involving causative and serial verbs, plural noun-phrases, and complementizer phrases. The book represents a lucid contribution to the field by a

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In this study of how syntax relates to meaning, Paul Pietroski defends the hyposthesis that combining expressions corresponds to predicate-conjunction and not function-application. Chapters cover a range of constructions involving causative and serial verbs, plural noun-phrases, and complementizer phrases. The book represents a lucid contribution to the field by a leader of the new generation of philosopher-linguists.

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ISBN-13:
9780199244317
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
09/28/2006
Pages:
280
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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