Events in the Semantics of English: A Study in Subatomic Semantics

@inproceedings{Parsons1990EventsIT,
  title={Events in the Semantics of English: A Study in Subatomic Semantics},
  author={Terence Parsons},
  year={1990}
}
This extended investigation of the semantics of event (and state) sentences in their various forms is a major contribution to the semantics of natural language, simultaneously encompassing important issues in linguistics, philosophy, and logic. It develops the view that the logical forms of simple English sentences typically contain quantification over events or states and shows how this view can account for a wide variety of semantic phenomena.Focusing on the structure of meaning in English… CONTINUE READING

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