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Quantification in event semantics: Generalized quantifiers vs. sub-events1

@inproceedings{Alexeyenko2017QuantificationIE,
  title={Quantification in event semantics: Generalized quantifiers vs. sub-events1},
  author={Sascha Alexeyenko},
  year={2017}
}
  • Sascha Alexeyenko
  • Published 2017
  • The goal of this paper is to evaluate two approaches to quantification in event semantics, namely the analysis of quantificational DPs in terms of generalized quantifiers and the analysis proposed in Schein (1993) according to which quantifiers over individuals contain an existential quantifier over sub-events in their scope. Both analyses capture the fact that the event quantifier always takes scope under quantifiers over individuals (the Event Type Principle in Landman (2000)), but the sub… CONTINUE READING

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