Friday, September 29, 2017

Scalar Modification of Quantifier Phrases

In this paper, I give an analysis of the syntax and semantics of expressions like almost everybody, absolutely everybody and nowhere near everybody. I show how the interpretation of such expressions involves reference to scales of generalized quantifiers in the sense of Horn 2001.

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Negating Gradable Adjectives

The last sigh of my summer vacation....
Here, I try to give the semantics of un- in the framework of Collins and Postal 2014.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Syntax I Syllabus (Fall 2017)

Here is my syllabus for Syntax I for Fall 2017. Comments welcome!