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Events in the semantics of English : a study in subatomic semantics

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단행본
Personal Author
Parsons, Terence.
Title Statement
Events in the semantics of English : a study in subatomic semantics / Terence Parsons.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Cambridge, Mass. :   MIT Press,   c1990.  
Physical Medium
xviii, 334 p. ; 24 cm.
Series Statement
Current studies in linguistics series ;19.
ISBN
0262161206
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [320]-327) and index.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
English language --Semantics.
비통제주제어
English language, Semantics,,
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Table of Contents


CONTENTS
Analytical Table of Contents = ⅸ
Preface = xvii
PARTⅠ The Basic Account = 1
 Chapter 1 Introduction = 3
  1.1 Background = 3
  1.2 Subatomic Semantics = 8
  1.3 Methodology = 9
  1.4 Logical Form = 11
 Chapter 2 The Evidence in Favor of Underlying Events = 13
  2.1 The First Kind of Evidence: The Logic of Modifiers = 13
  2.2 A Second Kind of Evidence: The Logic of Perceptual Idioms = 15
  2.3 Implicit and Explicit Talk about Events = 17
  2.4 Explicit Quantification over Events = 18
  2.5 Robustness = 19
 Chapter 3 Event Ontology and Logical Form = 20
  3.1 Events, States, and Processes = 20
  3.2 Ontological Assumptions and Logical Forms = 21
  3.3 Tenses and Times = 27
  3.4 More Details about Tenses = 28
  3.5 States, Propositions, and Facts = 31
  3.6 Tests for Distinctions among the Categories = 34
 Chapter 4 Modifiers = 40
  4.1 Classification of Modifiers = 40
  4.2 Attributives = 42
  4.3 Group Readings, Scope, and Conjunctions = 45
  4.4 Alternatives to the Underlying Event Account = 50
  4.5 Distinguishing Kinds of Modifiers = 62
 Chapter 5 Thematic Roles = 68
  5.1 Thematic Roles in Grammatical Theory = 68
  5.2 Thematic Roles with Underlying Events = 72
  5.3 The Basic Account = 73
  5.4 Enhancements = 77
  5.5 Objections to the Use of Thematic Roles = 83
  5.6 Passive Sentences = 91
  5.7 The Utility of Thematic Relations = 93
  5.8 Cross-Verbal Thematic Roles = 99
 Chapter 6 Causatives and Inchoatives = 105
  6.1 Introduction = 105
  6.2 Causatives in the Generative Semantics Tradition = 107
  6.3 An Analysis of Causatives in Terms of Events = 109
  6.4 Objections to the Analysis of Causatives = 112
  6.5 An Incorrect Analysis Based on Optional Thematic Relations = 117
  6.6 Inchoatives = 118
  6.7 Causative-Inchoatives = 120
  6.8 Modifiers of Events and Modifiers of States = 120
  6.9 An Alternative Version of the Theory = 124
 Chapter 7 Explicit Discourse about Events = 127
  7.1 Basic Principles = 127
  7.2 Nominal and Verbal Gerundives = 132
  7.3 Intransitive Event Verbs: 'Occur', 'Happen', 'Take Place' = 135
  7.4 Event Causatives = 138
  7.5 Event Perceptions = 140
  7.6 Transitive Event Verbs = 140
PARTⅡ Reflections and Refinements = 143
 Chapter 8 Metaphysical Issues = 145
  8.1 The Nature of' Events and States = 145
  8.2 Reductionistic Accounts of Events and States = 148
  8.3 Event Identity: Fine-Grained and Coarse-Grained Accounts = 153
  8.4 Arguments from the Philosophical Literature = 159
  8.5 Defenses of the Coarse-Grained Version Involving Postulation of Underlying Basic Actions = 161
  8.6 Defenses of the Coarse-Grained Version Involving Postulation of Universal Causative Analyses = 163
 Chapter 9 The Progressive in English: Events, States, and Processes = 167
  9.1 History of the Problem: The "Imperfective Paradox" = 167
  9.2 An Analysis of the Progressive Using Events = 170
  9.3 Absent Processes and Unfinished Objects = 172
  9.4 Interval Semantics: Bennett's Refined Analysis = 179
  9.5 Processes and the Progressive = 182
 Chapter 10 States = 186
  10.1 Introduction = 186
  10.2 State Verbs = 188
  10.3 Adjectives = 190
  10.4 Locatives = 194
  10.5 Explicit Reference to and Quantification over States = 198
  10.6 Do Nouns have Underlying States? = 200
  10.7 Participants of StateS = 202
  10.8 States in Arithmetic = 203
 Chapter 11 Tenses and "Temporal" Adverbials = 207
  11.1 Overview of Tenses and "Temporal" Adverbials = 207
  11.2 Frame Adverbials = 211
  11.3 Tenses = 212
  11.4 Constraints on Times = 215
  11.5 Temporal Modifiers of Events = 221
  11.6 Frequency Adverbials and Subordinate Clauses = 224
  11.7 Interactions = 227
 Chapter 12 The Semantics of the Perfect and the Progressive in Modern and Old English = 229
  12.1 The Perfect in Modern English: Data = 229
  12.2 The Semantical Framework of Underlying Events andn States = 231
  12.3 The Progressive and Perfect in Modern English = 233
  12.4 Participles as Adjectives = 236
  12.5 The Progressive and the Perfect in Old English = 239
  12.6 Unsolved Problems = 246
  12.7 Skeptical Reflections on Participles = 250
  12.8 Temporal Adverbials = 253
 Chapter 13 Eventlish-A Fragment of English = 257
  13.1 Introduction = 257
  13.2 The Templates = 259
  13.3 The Lexicon = 263
  13.4 Miscellaneous Matters = 270
  13.5 Simple Passives = 272
  13.6 Perception Sentences = 273
  13.7 Inchoatives = 275
  13.8 Resultative Tags = 276
  13.9 Causatives = 277
  13.10 Higher-Order Constructions with Causative Verbs = 278
  13.11 Higher-Order Verbs = 279
  13.12 Copular Sentences = 279
Afterword = 281
Notes = 282
Bibliography = 320
Index = 329


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