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Title Pragmatics and autolexical grammar : in honor of Jerry Sadock / edited by Etsuyo Yuasa, Tista Bagchi, Katharine P. Beals
Published Amsterdam ; Philadelphia : John Benjamins Pub. Co., 2011
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Description 1 online resource (xxv, 338 pages)
Series Linguistik aktuell/linguistics today ; v. 176
Linguistik aktuell/linguistics today ; v. 176
Contents pt. 1. Pragmatics -- pt. 2. Autolexical grammar
Summary This book presents papers in honor of Jerry Sadock's rich legacy in pragmatics and Autolexical Grammar. Highlights of the pragmatics section include Larry Horn on almost, barely, and assertoric inertia; William Lycan on Sadock's resolution of the Performadox with truth1 and truth2; and Jay Atlas on Moore's Paradox and the truth value of propositions of belief. Highlights of the Autolexical Grammar section include Fritz Newmeyer's comparison of the minimalist, autolexical, and transformational treatments of English nominals; Barbara Abott's extension of Sadock's PRO-less syntax to a PRO-less se
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
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Subject Autolexical theory (Linguistics)
Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax.
Hierarchy (Linguistics)
Pragmatics.
Genre/Form Festschriften.
Form Electronic book
Author Bagchi, Tista.
Beals, Katharine P.
Sadock, Jerrold M.
Yuasa, Etsuyo, 1966-
ISBN 1283093162
9027287120 (electronic bk.)
9781283093163
9789027287120 (electronic bk.)