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Deletion and logical form

by Ivan A. Sag

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Published by Garland Pub. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • English language -- Deletion.,
  • English language -- Verb phrase.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Deletion.,
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Verb phrase.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementIvan A. Sag.
    SeriesOutstanding dissertations in linguistics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPE1395 .S2 1980
    The Physical Object
    Pagination374 p. :
    Number of Pages374
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4103438M
    ISBN 100824045599
    LC Control Number80018015

    Of the many and varied argument forms that can possibly be constructed, only very few are valid argument order to evaluate these forms, statements are put into logical l form replaces any sentences or ideas with letters to remove any bias from content and allow one to evaluate the argument without any bias due to its subject matter. Logical Form In the book, we have discussed syntax in great detail, without touching on semantics. However, there is an interface between semantics and syntax, so this isn't something we can simply discard - without semantics, syntax would be of no use.

    Then (9) is an instance of the following valid form: if A then either not- A or not- B, and A; so not- B. But we can treat this as a derived form, by showing that any instance of this form is valid given two (intuitively more basic) Stoic inference forms: if the first then the second, and the first. C H A P T E R 11 Logical Form and Sentential Logic he goal of this book is to improve your logical-reasoning skills. These skills are also called "critical thinking skills." They are a complex weave of abilities that help you get someone's point, generate reasons for your own point, evaluate the reasons given by others, decide.

    First write logical form for 'We will have either a reading assignment or homework problem' as follows. Now write logical form for 'We won't have both homework problems and test. Now write logical form for the provided statement as follows. Hence, logical form for the provided statement is. The focus in this chapter is on logical form and natural logic, and it also gives details about generalized quantifier theory, co-existence of natural logic and formal logic, and conditional logic. Basic concepts related to nonmonotonic logic in AI, reasoning styles, and mechanisms of semantic interpretation are also explained in the g: Deletion.


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Deletion and logical form by Ivan A. Sag Download PDF EPUB FB2

The syntax of verb phrase deletion. --Verb phrase deletion and logical form. --Gapping. --A mixed theory of anaphora. Series Title: [Publications] - Linguistics Club. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sag, Ivan A., Deletion and logical form.

New York: Garland Pub., (OCoLC) Document Type. Thesis. chusetts Institute Deletion and logical form book Technology. Dept. of Foreign Literatures and by: A theory of logical form is sketched, as well as a theory of the recoverability of deletion.

Those theories are justified on the basis of many new facts about the interaction of deletion and quantifier interpretation and certain well-known facts such as the problem of "sloppy.

The logical contribution of the article is a generally valid form of β-conversion 'by value' rather than 'by name'. The philosophical application of β-conversion 'by value' to a context containing anaphora is another contribution of this article. Phrase Deletion. A theory of logical form is sketched, as well as a theory of the recoverability of deletion.

Those theories are justified on the basis of many new facts about the interaction of deletion and quantifier interpretation and certain well-known facts such as the problem of "sloppy identity".

Chapter Three concerns the rule of Gapping. This item: Logical Form: Its Structure and Derivation (Linguistic Inquiry Monographs) Set up a giveaway. Get fast, free delivery with Amazon Prime. Prime members enjoy FREE Two-Day Delivery and exclusive access to music, movies, TV shows, original audio series, and Kindle by: " Logical Forms is written in a way that makes the dry, abstract problems of philosophical logic accessible.

It is one of the best books of its kind and is thoroughly recommended.". Francis Moorcroft, University of Hull, THES, 1/6/Cited by: Antecedent-Contained Deletion without QR or Extraposition book Mary T’ qqqq qqq MMMM MMM did VP Sag, Ivan. Deletion and logical form.

Doctoral Dissertation, MIT, Cambridge, Mass. Vergnaud, Jean-Roger. French relative clausees. Doctoral Dissertation, MIT, Cambridge, Mass. (18) (Keenan ) Names, quantifiers, and a solution to the sloppy identity problem.

(19) (Williams ) Discourse and logical form (20) (Sag ) Deletion and logical form. (you can read this online at an MIT site) (21) (Hankamer and Sag ) Deep and surface anaphora (You can read it. Logical Form of a Categorical Sentence 1 HD mp4 YouTube - Duration: Tom Caswell views.

structures at Logical Form. (ii) Quantifier Raising is the only means of generating a well-formed LF which licenses deletion in ACD.

∴ If ACD, then QR. Outline (i) Outline recent challenges to the QR account of ACD. (ii) Show that the argument for QR from ACD remains. 2 The A-Movement Account of ACD Rethinking QR. Island Conditions B. Conditions on Ellipsis (Antecedent Contained Deletion) C.

Binding Theory D. Parasitic Gap licensing In the ideal world, the type of movement that we will need to postulate for semantics will be diagnosed by A-D, which will also correlate with each Size: 89KB. Its main assumption is that this is a level of phrase structure representation, derived by transformational operations from S-structure, and over which formal semantic interpretations are book explores Logical Form by focusing primarily on quantificational phenomena and on how their explicit syntactic representation interacts.

Directionality and Logical Form provides a detailed treatment of the syntax of focusing particles, such as only and even in a cross-linguistic perspective. The derivation of logical forms is shown to be under the control, not only of the ECP and subjacency, but also of directionality of government and the particular word-order parameter that holds in a given language: head-final languages Brand: Springer Netherlands.

Ellipsis and Logical Form. Logical Form and logical form [May ; McCawley ] Antecedent-contained deletion and LF [Kennedy a; Hornstein ] Sluicing [Chung, Ladusaw, and McCloskey ] Reconstruction effects, Binding Theory, Logical Form.

Anti-reconstruction effects [Lebeaux ; Heycock ]. This paper argues that donkey pronouns should be construed as definite articles, followed by an NP sister which has undergone deletion in the phonology. So Every man who owns a donkey beats it is claimed to share a Logical Form with Every man who owns a donkey beats the donkey, which means the same.

There is independent evidence for assimilating pronouns to determiners, and for NP-deletion Cited by:   This paper investigates the syntax of comparative deletion and comparative subdeletion in English and argues that the apparently paradoxical behavior of these two types of clausal comparative constructions is due to a derivational distinction between them: comparative deletion involves overt movement plus deletion of a compared phrase, while comparative subdeletion involves covert Cited by: Mismatch between form and meaning requires that meaning associated with the gap be somehow recoverable;, in that sense, ellipsis differs from deletion, such as deletion of features.

In general, ellipsis requires the missing Phonetic Form (PF) form to denote information that is. updated: 11/29/11 Logical Reasoning Bradley H. Dowden C H A P T E R 11 Logical Form and Sentential Logic he goal of this book is to improve your logical-reasoning skills.

Your logical-reasoning skills are a complex weave of abilities that help you get someone's point, generate reasons for. Logic is an excellent form of mind-training because it involves a very particular way of thinking and focus on truth.

But how does it work and what are its limitations? Tom Stoneham, a professor of philosophy at the University of York, picks some great books for anyone who wants to learn more about logic.

Before we get to the books, can I begin. This book critically reviews grammatical research into logical form over the past 20 years and reconsiders some of its major themes in the light of recent theoretical innovations. In the late s generative grammarians proposed the existence of an abstract syntactic level of grammatical representation derived from surface structure which was Author: Norbert Hornstein.Antecedent-contained deletion, also called antecedent-contained ellipsis, is a phenomenon found in contexts containing verb phrase ellipsis and a quantifier.

The ellipsis appears to be contained inside its antecedent, which should result in an infinite regress and thus ungrammaticality.

The problem arises in phrase structure grammars that take the constituent to be the fundamental unit of syntactic analysis. It .