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The Substance of Language Volume I

John M. Anderson.

September 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 448 pages.

This book explores the consequences for syntax of assuming that language is substantively based, or grounded, in extralinguistic cognition and perception. Groundedness does not just apply...

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The Substance of Language Volume II

John M. Anderson.

September 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 352 pages.

This book contributes to the exploration of a view of language wherein its elements are grounded, or substantively based. It looks in particular at the role of the lexicon, and morphology,...

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The Substance of Language Volume III

John M. Anderson.

September 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 432 pages.

As has been variously discussed in the past, phonology and syntax manifest analogical structural properties. This volume is concerned with establishing something of the extent of these and...

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The Morphosyntax of Complement-Head Sequences

Enoch Oladé Aboh.

January 2004; published online September 2007.

Book. 388 pages.

This book examines the syntax of the Niger-Conger language family, which includes most of the languages of sub-Saharan Africa. The book's author, who is a native speaker of Gungbe — one of...

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The Syntax of Anaphora

Ken Safir.

February 2004; published online September 2007.

Book. 0 pages.

This book establishes the need for a competitive approach to the distribution and interpretation of anaphoric relations in natural language, and makes a particular proposal about the sort...

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Genericity

Edited by Alda Mari, Claire Beyssade and Fabio Del Prete.

December 2012; published online May 2013.

Book. 464 pages.

This book provides an up-to-date introduction to the study of generics and pursues the enterprise of the influential Generic Book edited by Gregory Carlson and Jeffry Pelletier, which was...

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Strategies of Quantification

Edited by Kook-Hee Gil, Stephen Harlow and George Tsoulas.

February 2013; published online May 2013.

Book. 336 pages.

Quantification has been at the heart of research in the syntax and semantics of natural language since Aristotle. The last few decades have seen an explosion of detailed studies of the...

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Telicity, Change, and State

Edited by Violeta Demonte and Louise McNally.

June 2012; published online September 2012.

Book. 400 pages.

This volume presents new work by leading researchers on a central theme in study of event structure: the nature and representation of telicity, change, and the notion of state, and the...

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Phonological Architecture

Bridget D. Samuels.

October 2011; published online January 2012.

Book. 272 pages.

This volume endeavors to bridge one of the gaps between linguistic theory and the biological sciences by presenting a comprehensive view of phonology which simultaneously addresses...

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Modality, Subjectivity, and Semantic Change

Heiko Narrog.

June 2012; published online September 2012.

Book. 352 pages.

This book deals with the issue of subjectivity (and intersubjectivity) in modality from a synchronic perspective, and from a diachronic perspective more generally with semantic change in...

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