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Quantification in Natural Languages


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Preface. Introduction. A Note on Quantification and Blankets in Haisla; E. Bach. On the Absence of Certain Quantifiers in Mohawk; M. Baker. Quantification in Eskimo: a Challenge for Compositional Semantics; M. Bittner. Remarks on Definiteness in Warlpiri; M. Bittner, K. Hale. The Variability of Impersonal Subjects; G. Chierchia. On Quantifier Strength; I. Comorovski. Quantification on Correlatives; V.S. Dayal. A-Quantifiers and Scope in Mayali; N. Evans. Towards a Typology of Natural Logic; L. Faltz. Universal Quantifiers and Distributivity; D. Gil. Diachronic Sources of `All' and `Every'; M. Haspelmath. Mass and Count Quantifiers; J. Higginbotham. On the Characterization of the Weak--Strong Distinction; H. de Hoop. On the Quantificational Force of English Free Relatives; P. Jacobson. Quantification in Straits Salish; E. Jelinek. Quantificational Structures and Compositionality; B.H. Partee. Bare Noun Phrases, Verbs, and Quantification in ASL; K. Petronio. Quantification, Events and Gerunds; P. Portner. Domain Restriction in Dynamic Semantics; C. Roberts. The Expression of Quantificational Notions in Asurini do Trocara; M. Damasco Vieira.

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`We recommend unreservedly its careful and patient study to anyone with the slightest interest in the empirical facts and/or (their implications for) the formal properties of quantification.'
Linguistics, 34 (1996)

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