• Corpus ID: 73612844

The Principle A Problem

@inproceedings{PatelGrosz2013ThePA,
  title={The Principle A Problem},
  author={Pritty Patel-Grosz},
  year={2013}
}
The presence or absence of Principle A of the Binding Theory can be explained by a requirement at the syntax semantics interface. Principle A effects surface in the presence of unmodified self, where there is a requirement for the subject and object to be identical; this requirement triggers self-incorporation into the predicate. In contrast, modified self -incorporation is blocked in the syntax, giving rise to an asymmetric part-of relation. Given that self-incorporation is absent, we predict… 
1 Citations
What’s in a (English) Reflexive?*
It has been widely taken as a given that English nominals like themselves (henceforth “self-phrases”) distribute as reflexive anaphors due to some property inherent to anaphors (e.g., being

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 39 REFERENCES
Primitives of Binding
This article explains the conditions on the binding of pronouns, simplex anaphors, and complex anaphors, distinguishing the roles of the computational system, interpretive procedures, and discourse
MME. Tussaud meets the binding theory
The principle of language that allows one to refer to a statue by using the name of the person the statue portrays (the ‘statue rule’) is generally taken to be a rule of pragmatics, well outside
Reconstruction, Binding Theory, and the Interpretation of Chains
  • D. Fox
  • Mathematics
    Linguistic Inquiry
  • 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 demonstrates
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 copy
Discrepancies between Projection and Selection : Split Coordination and Raising to Object in Passamaquoddy ∗
Chomsky (1993) suggests that the Projection Principle of Chomsky (1981) and much subsequent work can be subsumed under a more general Principle of Full Interpretation, which says simply that every
Compositionality and coercion in semantics: The dynamics of adjective meaning 1
The focus of the paper will be some aspects of the interaction of meaning and context with different kinds of adjectives. Adjective meanings are shown to be more constrained than was appreciated in
Binding Theory
Binding Theory seeks to explain how different kinds of nominal expressions such as names, noun phrases, and pronouns have anaphoric relations among one another, and how they come to have reference to
Anaphora and Language Design
TLDR
Eric Reuland offers a principled account of the roles of the lexicon, syntax, semantics, and the discourse component in the encoding of anaphoric dependencies; a window into the overall organization of the grammar and the role of linguistic and extralinguistic factors.
Semantics in generative grammar
TLDR
This chapter discusses truth-conditional Semantics and the Fregean Program, and first steps towards an Intensional Semantics.
Binding conditions: How are they derived?
  • E. Reuland
  • Chemistry
    Proceedings of the International Conference on Head-Driven Phrase Structure Grammar
  • 2005
In this article I discuss binding conditions A and B. I show that important properties of binding need not be stipulated, but can be explained as consequences of general properties of the
...
1
2
3
4
...