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E-Type pronouns and donkey anaphora

E-Type pronouns and donkey anaphora,10.1007/BF00630732,Linguistics and Philosophy,Irene Heim

E-Type pronouns and donkey anaphora   (Citations: 153)
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Journal: Linguistics and Philosophy - LING PHIL , vol. 13, no. 2, pp. 137-177, 1990
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    • ...One prominent approach to the analysis of sentences like (1a) is to claim that pronouns, either in cases like this or in general, are interpreted as definite descriptions (Cooper 1979; Davies 1981; Heim 1990; Neale 1990; Elbourne 2005)...
    • ...Following work by Kratzer (1989), Berman (1987), and Heim (1990), the covariation is accounted for by claiming that situation variables are being bound...
    • ...A minimal situation s such that p is one that contains just enough individuals, relations and properties to make p true (Heim 1990)...
    • ...Following Berman (1987) and Heim (1990), I assume in Elbourne 2005 that quantificational adverbs impose the structure in (5) on their LFs...
    • ...One traditional objection to analyzing donkey pronouns as definite descriptions is known as the problem of indistinguishable participants (Heim 1990, citing data due to Hans Kamp)...

    Paul Elbourne. On bishop sentences

    • ...This hypothesis has found empirical support in various areas of natural language semantics, including the construction of semantically sophisticated versions of Chomsky’s [9] binding theory [6, 23] and the analysis of donkey anaphora [5, 13, 14, 22]...
    • ...This theory has been supported by Cooper [10], Heim [22], Neale [30 ]a nd Elbourne [13, 14], among others...

    Paul Elbourne. Why Propositions Might be Sets of Truth-supporting Circumstances

    • ...(See Russell 1905; Strawson 1950; Heim 1990; Kadmon 1990; Neale 1990; Birner & Ward 1994; Abbott 1999; Roberts 2003; and many others for representative discussion.) There are important differences of opinion on the relation between these conditions, the extent to which they can be overridden and the way that apparent violations should be handled, but for our purposes we can take them as reasonable approximations of what a speaker is ...

    KRISTEN SYRETTet al. Meaning and Context in Children's Understanding of Gradable Adjectives

    • ...Heim 1990). A more familiar/expected alternative to (7) would be an analysis formulated directly in terms of entire worlds...

    Ana Arregui. On similarity in counterfactuals

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