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Events and Grammar

  • Susan Rothstein

Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 70)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-V
  2. Susan Rothstein
    Pages 1-11
  3. Sheila Glasbey
    Pages 105-124
  4. Manfred Krifka
    Pages 197-235
  5. Fred Landman
    Pages 237-271
  6. Louise McNally
    Pages 293-307
  7. Adam Zachary Wyner
    Pages 333-348
  8. Sandro Zucchi
    Pages 349-370
  9. Back Matter
    Pages 371-386

About this book

Introduction

In recent years, the study of events and their role as implicit arguments of predicates has been at the center of much important work in semantics and the syntax/semantics interface. This volume brings together fourteen original studies by leading scholars in semantics and the syntax/semantics interface, covering a broad spectrum of research into the role of events in grammar. The papers extensively address the following topics, among others: event arguments and thematic argument structure; the role of events in verbal aspectual distinctions; events and the distinction between stage and individual level predicates; the role of events in the analysis of plurality and scope relations, the mass/count distinction, and propositional attitudes.

Keywords

grammar language Proposition semantic semantics Syntax theoretical linguistics

Editors and affiliations

  • Susan Rothstein
    • 1
  1. 1.Bar-Ilan UniversityIsrael

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-011-3969-4
  • Copyright Information Kluwer Academic Publishers 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-0289-2
  • Online ISBN 978-94-011-3969-4
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-4662
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