• Mathematics
  • Published 2005

FREE CHOICE AND EXHAUSTIFICATION: AN ACCOUNT OF SUBTRIGGING EFFECTS

@inproceedings{Aloni2005FREECA,
  title={FREE CHOICE AND EXHAUSTIFICATION: AN ACCOUNT OF SUBTRIGGING EFFECTS},
  author={Maria Aloni},
  year={2005}
}
The goal of this article is to explain the distribution and meaning of qualsiasi/qualunque in the examples in (1). Universal FC items will be analysed as indefinites (contra Dayal, 1998). Following Aloni (2002, to appear) and Kratzer and Shimoyama (2002), I will assume that indefinites induce sets of propositional alternatives. The interpretation of FC items like qualsiasi will further crucially require the application of two covert operators over these sets: a universal propositional… CONTINUE READING

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