Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9781575863153 Published July 2001
Paper $27.00 ISBN: 9781575863160 Published July 2001

Semantic Interfaces

Reference, Anaphora and Aspect

Edited by Carlo Cecchetto, Gennaro Chierchia, and Maria Teresa Guasti

Semantic Interfaces
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Edited by Carlo Cecchetto, Gennaro Chierchia, and Maria Teresa Guasti

Distributed for Center for the Study of Language and Information

362 pages | 6 x 9 | © 2001
Cloth $65.00 ISBN: 9781575863153 Published July 2001
Paper $27.00 ISBN: 9781575863160 Published July 2001
This volume collects original papers—from some of the most prominent linguists in the world—on the theory of meaning (semantics) and its relation to syntax. The debate on syntax-semantics interface, one of the liveliest in the field, is sure to be invigorated by these contributions.
Contents
Introduction


Frege On Identity Statements
Robert May


A Puzzle About Indefinites
Gennaro Chierchia


Syntactic Or Semantic Reconstruction?
Evidence From Pseudoclefts And Clitic Left Dislocation
CARLO CECCHETTO


Reconstruction, Weak Island Sensitivity And Agreement
Luigi Rizzi


On A Frequent Misunderstanding In The Temporal-Aspectual Domain:
The 'Perfective-Telic' Confusion'
PIER MARCO BERTINETTO


Ways Of Terminating
ALESSANDRA GIORGI And FABIO PIANESI


Temporally Opaque Arguments In Verbs Of Creation
ARNIM VON STECHOW


Tense In Fiction
SANDRO ZUCCHI


Index
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