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Conjunction & Plurality

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Caroline Heycock
Theoretical & Applied Linguistics
University of Edinburgh
Adam Ferguson Building
George Square
Edinburgh EH8 9LL
Roberto Zamparelli
Facoltà di Lingue
Università di Bergamo
Piazza Vecchia 8
24129 Bergamo

This project concerns the interface between the formal syntax and semantics of natural language; the aim is to develop a novel theory of argument coordination and noun phrase plurality and to extent it to coordination of various types of predicates and of mass nouns, exploring cross-linguistic variation and issues in the interpretation of functional categories

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This joint project on the syntax and semantics of conjunction and plurality is supported by a Joint Project Grant from the British Academy.

Last updated: July 2003