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Arguments for the Davidsonian Theory

  • Fred Landman
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Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 76)

Abstract

In this lecture, I will introduce the (neo)-Davidsonian theory of event arguments, and discuss several of the arguments that Terry Parsons gives in Parsons 1990 in favor of this theory. I will discuss some details of Parsons’ own proposal in the next lecture. There too, I will present a particular version of the neo-Davidsonian theory, that I will build on in later lectures on plurality.

Keywords

Event Type Comparison Class Event Argument Implicit Argument Scalar Adjective 
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© Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht 2000

Authors and Affiliations

  • Fred Landman
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  1. 1.Tel Aviv UniversityIsrael

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