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Strategies of Quantification

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9780199692439

ISBN10:
0199692432
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Pub. Date:
4/22/2013
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Oxford University Press
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Summary

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 syntax and semantics of quantification and its relation to the rest of the theory of grammar, resulting in a highly sophisticated understanding of the mechanisms of quantification. This book considers the ways natural languages vary with respect to their realisation of quantificational notions.Drawing on data from English, German, Japanese, Korean, Mandarin, Hausa and others, the authors also link the variation in the expression of quantification to the notions of polarity sensitivity, free-choice and indefiniteness.

Table of Contents


1. Introduction, Kook-Hee Gil and George Tsoulas
Part I: Crosslinguistic Studies of Quantification
2. Strategie of Quantification in St'at'imcets and the Rest of the World, Lisa Matthewson
3. Strategies of Quantification in Hausa (Chadic), Malte Zimmermann
4. Distributive Quantification by Reduplication in Dravidian, Rahul Balusu and K. A. Jayaselan
5. The Interpretation of Indefinites in the Japanese wh-mo Construction, Christopher Tancredi and Miyuki Yamashina
6. At Least, Wenigstens and Company: Negated Universal Quantification and the Typology of Focus Quantifiers, Volker Gast
7. The Non-uniformity of Wh-indeterminates with Polarity and Free-choice in Chinese, Lisa Lai-Shen Cheng and Anastasia Giannakidou
Part II: Quantification, Syntactic Structure, and the Syntax-Semantics Interface
8. Features, Concord, and Quantification: Licensing of conjunctive quantifiers and its implications, Kook-Hee Gil and George Tsoulas
9. A Cross-linguistic Approach to Mysterious Scope Facts: Structures and interpretation, Yukiko Ueda
10. Ingredients of Polarity Sensitivity: Bipolar items in Japanese, Akira Watanabe
11. All About ALL in (some) Salish Languages, Henry Davis
12. Binominal Each: A DP that may not be, Tim Stowell
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