Unarticulated Constituents and Propositional Structure

Mind and Language 26 (4):412-435 (2011)
Attempts to characterize unarticulated constituents (henceforth: UCs) by means of quantification over the parts of a sentence and the constituents of the proposition it expresses come to grief in more complicated cases than are commonly considered. In particular, UC definitions are inadequate when we consider cases in which the same constituent appears more than once in a proposition that only has one word with the constituent as its semantic value. This article explores some consequences of trying to repair the formal definitions
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DOI 10.1111/j.1468-0017.2011.01423.x
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