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  1. Ernest Adams (1992). Formalizing the Logic of Positive, Comparative, and Superlative. Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic 34 (1):90-99.
  2. Jay David Atlas (1984). Comparative Adjectives and Adverbials of Degree: An Introduction to Radically Radical Pragmatics. [REVIEW] Linguistics and Philosophy 7 (4):347 - 377.
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  3. Sigrid Beck (2012). Pluractional Comparisons. Linguistics and Philosophy 35 (1):57-110.
    This paper develops a semantic analysis of data like It is getting colder and colder. Their meaning is argued to arise from a combination of a comparative with pluractionality. The analysis is embedded in a general theory of plural predication and pluractionality. It supports a semantic theory involving a family of syntactic plural operators.
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  4. Sigrid Beck (2000). The Semantics of Different: Comparison Operator and Relational Adjective. [REVIEW] Linguistics and Philosophy 23 (2):101-139.
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  5. Elizabeth Bogal-Allbritten (2013). Decomposing Notions of Adjectival Transitivity in Navajo. Natural Language Semantics 21 (3):277-314.
    Points of variation manifested by adjectives crosslinguistically have received much recent attention in the literature. This paper argues that one way in which adjectives may differ (crosslinguistically or within a single language) is in their projection of a degree argument position in the syntax. Under standard analyses of adjectival meaning, semantic transitivity implies syntactic transitivity. However, the Navajo data presented in this paper suggests that while all Navajo adjectives have a degree argument in their semantics, syntactic projection of the degree (...)
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  6. José Bonneau, Pierre Pica & Takashi Nakajima (1999). Non-Restrictive Distinction in Possessive Nominals. In Kimary Shahin, Susan Blake & Eun-Sook Kim (eds.), Proceedings of the 17th West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics. CLSI.
    We propose that the restrictive/non restrictive distinction found in relative clauses corresponds to the Inalienable vs Alienable distinction of the Nominal Possessive constructions. We propose to extend this distinction to adjectives suggesting that is not construction specific.
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  7. Michael Clark (1984). Degrees of Comparison. Analysis 44 (4):178 - 180.
  8. John Hawthorne (2007). Context-Dependency and Comparative Adjectives. Analysis 67 (295):195–204.
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  9. Friederike Moltmann (2009). Degree Structure as Trope Structure: A Trope-Based Analysis of Positive and Comparative Adjectives. Linguistics and Philosophy 32 (1):51-94.
    This paper explores a novel analysis of adjectives in the comparative and the positive based on the notion of a trope, rather than the notion of a degree. Tropes are particularized properties, concrete manifestations of properties in individuals. The point of departure is that a sentence like ‘John is happier than Mary’ is intuitively equivalent to ‘John’s happiness exceeds Mary’s happiness’, a sentence that expresses a simple comparison between two tropes, John’s happiness and Mary’s happiness. The analysis received particular support (...)
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