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Event-related readings and degrees of difference

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I present an analysis of event-related readings that treats both them and object-related readings as resulting from quantification over temporal stages of individuals, with the distinction between the two arising from a difference in the degree of maximality that quantifiers require those stages to fulfil. The analysis accounts for the compositional-semantic effect of different in these examples, and the possibility of multiple event-related readings. I also examine the connection between thi...

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In press
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Subgroup:
Linguistics Philology and Phonetics Faculty
Role:
Author
ORCID:
0000-0002-6549-1248
Publisher:
University of Konstanz
Journal:
Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung Journal website
Acceptance date:
2020-06-20
Event title:
Sinn und Bedeutung 25
Event location:
Virtual Event
Event website:
https://sites.google.com/view/sinn-und-bedeutung-25/
Event start date:
2020-09-01T00:00:00Z
Event end date:
2020-09-09T00:00:00Z
ISSN:
2629-6055
Pubs id:
1187541
Local pid:
pubs:1187541

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