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Free Choice and the Theory of Scalar Implicatures
This chapter will be concerned with the conjunctive interpretation of a family of disjunctive constructions. The relevant conjunctive interpretation, sometimes referred to as a ‘free choice effect,’Expand
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Economy and Semantic Interpretation
  • D. Fox
  • Computer Science
  • 3 December 1999
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In Economy and Semantic Interpretation, Danny Fox investigates the relevance of principles of optimization (economy) to syntax and semantics. Expand
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Reconstruction, Binding Theory, and the Interpretation of Chains
  • D. Fox
  • Mathematics
  • Linguistic Inquiry
  • 1 April 1999
This article investigates interactions between the scope of QPs and the restrictions imposed by binding theory. It presents new evidence that Condition C applies at (and only at) LF and demonstratesExpand
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Cyclic Linearization of Syntactic Structure
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This paper proposes an architecture for the mapping between syntax and phonology – in particular, that aspect of phonology that determines the linear ordering of words. Expand
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Children's Passive: A View from the By-Phrase
This article argues that children's difficulty with passive constructions is related to properties of the by-phrase. Specifically, we argue that children are in full control of all aspects of theExpand
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The universal density of measurement
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The notion of measurement plays a central role in human cognition. Expand
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Antecedent-Contained Deletion and the Copy Theory of Movement
  • D. Fox
  • Mathematics
  • Linguistic Inquiry
  • 2002
Antecedent-contained deletion poses a problem for theories of ellipsis, a problem that, according to much literature, is solved by Quantifier Raising. The solution, however, conflicts with the copyExpand
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Scalar implicature as a grammatical phenomenon
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Economy and scope
  • D. Fox
  • Mathematics
  • 1 October 1995
This paper argues in favor of two claims: (a) that Scope Shifting Operations (Quantifier Raising and Quantifier Lowering) are restricted by economy considerations, and (b) that the relevant economyExpand
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