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  1. Zvi Penner (1988). The Grammar of the Nominal Sentence: A Government-Binding Approach. Universitaet Bern, Institut für Sprachwissenschaft.score: 516.0
  2. Richard Gaskin (2008). The Unity of the Proposition. Oxford University Press.score: 504.0
    Truth, falsity, and unity -- Sentences, lists, and collections -- Declarative and other kinds of sentence -- Declarative sentences and propositions -- Sentences, propositions, and truth-values -- Sentences, propositions, and unity -- Unity and complexity -- Reference and supposition -- Reference and signification -- Linguistic idealism and empirical realism -- Russell on truth, falsity, and unity (I) : 1903 -- Russell on truth, falsity, and unity (II) : 1910-13 -- Russell on truth, falsity, and unity (III) (...)
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  3. Jennifer Mather Saul (2007). Simple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitions. Oxford University Press.score: 468.0
    Substitution and simple sentences -- Simple sentences and semantics -- Simple sentences and implicatures -- The enlightenment problem and a common assumption -- Abandoning (EOI) -- Beyond matching propositions -- App. A : extending the account -- App. B : belief reporting.
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  4. Knud Lambrecht (1994). Information Structure and Sentence Form: Topic, Focus, and the Mental Representations of Discourse Referents. Cambridge University Press.score: 464.0
    Why do speakers of all languages use different grammatical structures under different communicative circumstances to express the same idea? In this comprehensive study, Professor Lambrecht explores the relationship between the structure of sentences and the linguistic and extra-linguistic contexts in which they are used. His analysis is based on the observation that the structure of a sentence reflects a speaker's assumptions about the hearer's state of knowledge and consciousness at the time of the utterance. This relationship between speaker assumptions (...)
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  5. S. C. Dik (1968). Coordination: Its Implications for the Theory of General Linguistics. Amsterdam, North-Holland.score: 456.0
     
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  6. L. H. Groeneboom-Elbers (1974). Complex Sentences, Clause Boundaries, and Phoneme Monitoring Latencies. Psychological Laboratory, University of Utrecht.score: 456.0
     
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  7. V. Z. Panfilov (1968). Grammar and Logic. Paris, Mouton.score: 456.0
     
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  8. Sheldon Rosenberg (ed.) (1977). Sentence Production: Developments in Research and Theory. Distributed by Halsted Press.score: 416.0
     
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  9. Gillian Kay Russell (2008). Truth in Virtue of Meaning. Oxford University Press.score: 408.0
    The analytic/synthetic distinction looks simple. It is a distinction between two different kinds of sentence. Synthetic sentences are true in part because of the way the world is, and in part because of what they mean. Analytic sentences - like all bachelors are unmarried and triangles have three sides - are different. They are true in virtue of meaning, so no matter what the world is like, as long as the sentence means what it does, it will be (...)
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  10. Matthew Reeve (2012). Clefts and Their Relatives. John Benjamins Pub. Co..score: 408.0
    Introduction -- The syntax of English clefts -- Clefts and the licensing of relative clauses -- Clefts in Slavonic languages -- The syntax of specificational sentences -- Conclusion.
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  11. Richard Gaskin (2010). The Unity of the Proposition: Replies to Vallicella, Schnieder, and García-Carpintero. Dialectica 64 (2):303-311.score: 396.0
    Richard Gaskin presents a work in the philosophy of language.
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  12. Gary Ebbs (2009). Truth and Words. Oxford University Press.score: 396.0
    Gary Ebbs shows that this appearance is illusory.
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  13. Yael Greenberg (2003). Manifestations of Genericity. Routledge.score: 396.0
    In this book, Yael Greenberg discusses and clarifies a number of controversial issues and phenomena in the generic literature, including the existence of ...
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  14. Igorʹ A. Melʹčuk (2012). Semantics: From Meaning to Text. John Benjamins Pub. Co..score: 396.0
    This book presents an innovative and novel approach to linguistic semantics, beginning with the idea that language can be described as a system for the expression of linguistic Meanings as particular surface forms or Texts.
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  15. Giorgio Graffi (2012). La Frase: L'Analisi Logica. Carocci.score: 396.0
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  16. G. N. Manaenko (2006). Informat͡sionno-Diskursivnyĭ Podkhod K Analizu Oslozhnennogo Predlozhenii͡a. Stavropolskoe Otdelenie Rossiĭskoĭ Assot͡siat͡sii Lingvistov-Kognitologov.score: 396.0
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  17. Erik Ryding (1980). Statements and Exhortations. Doxa.score: 396.0
     
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  18. P. I. Shleĭvis (ed.) (2007). Nekotorye Voprosy Slovosochetanii͡a I Predlozhenii͡a V I͡azykakh Raznykh Tipov: Mezhvuzovskiĭ Sbornik Nauchnykh Trudov. Pi͡atigorskiĭ Gos. Lingvisticheskiĭ Universitet.score: 396.0
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  19. Gennaro Chierchia (1995). Dynamics of Meaning: Anaphora, Presupposition, and the Theory of Grammar. University of Chicago Press.score: 336.0
    In The Dynamics of Meaning , Gennaro Chierchia tackles central issues in dynamic semantics and extends the general framework. Chapter 1 introduces the notion of dynamic semantics and discusses in detail the phenomena that have been used to motivate it, such as "donkey" sentences and adverbs of quantification. The second chapter explores in greater depth the interpretation of indefinites and issues related to presuppositions of uniqueness and the "E-type strategy." In Chapter 3, Chierchia extends the dynamic approach to (...)
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  20. Ngoni Chipere (2003). Understanding Complex Sentences: Native Speaker Variation in Syntactic Competence. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 336.0
    Is native speaker variation in understanding complex sentences due to individual differences in working memory capacity or in syntactic competence? The answer to this question has very important consequences for both theoretical and applied concerns in linguistics and education. This book is distinctive in giving an historical and interdisciplinary perspective on the rule- based and experience-based debate and in supporting an integrated account. In the study reported here, variation was found to be due to differences in syntactic competence and (...)
     
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  21. Pauline I. Jacobson (1980). The Syntax of Crossing Coreference Sentences. Garland Pub..score: 288.0
     
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  22. W. G. Klooster (1972). The Structure Underlying Measure Phrase Sentences. Dordrecht,Reidel.score: 288.0
     
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  23. David Adger (2003). Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach. Oxford University Press.score: 276.0
    This is an introduction to the structure of sentences in human languages. It assumes no prior knowledge of linguistic theory and little of elementary grammar. It will suit students coming to syntactic theory for the first time either as graduates or undergraduates. It will also be useful for those in fields such as computational science, artificial intelligence, or cognitive psychology who need a sound knowledge of current syntactic theory.
     
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  24. P. F. Strawson (2004). Subject and Predicate in Logic and Grammar. Ashgate.score: 252.0
    P.F. Strawson's essay traces some formal characteristics of logic and grammar to their roots in general features of thought and experience.
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  25. Otto Jespersen (1965). The Philosophy of Grammar. New York, Norton.score: 252.0
    " It is the connected presentation of Jespersen's views of the general principles of grammar based on years of studying various languages through both direct ...
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  26. Robert Stainton (2006). Words and Thoughts: Subsentences, Ellipsis, and the Philosophy of Language. Published in the United States by Oxford University Press.score: 240.0
    It is a near truism of philosophy of language that sentences are prior to words--that they are the only things that fundamentally have meaning. Robert's Stainton's study interrogates this idea, drawing on a wide body of evidence to argue that speakers can and do use mere words, not sentences, to communicate complex thoughts.
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  27. Harry C. Bunt (1985). Mass Terms and Model-Theoretic Semantics. Cambridge University Press.score: 240.0
    'Mass terms', words like water, rice and traffic, have proved very difficult to accommodate in any theory of meaning since, unlike count nouns such as house or dog, they cannot be viewed as part of a logical set and differ in their grammatical properties. In this study, motivated by the need to design a computer program for understanding natural language utterances incorporating mass terms, Harry Bunt provides a thorough analysis of the problem and offers an original and detailed solution. An (...)
     
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  28. Denis Bouchard (1995). The Semantics of Syntax: A Minimalist Approach to Grammar. University of Chicago Press.score: 225.0
    During the last thirty years, most linguists and philosophers have assumed that meaning can be represented symbolically and that the mental processing of language involves the manipulation of symbols. Scholars have assembled strong evidence that there must be linguistic representations at several abstract levels--phonological, syntactic, and semantic--and that those representations are related by a describable system of rules. Because meaning is so complex, linguists often posit an equally complex relationship between semantic and other levels of grammar. The Semantics of Syntax (...)
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  29. Eva Koktova (1999). Word-Order Based Grammar. Mouton De Gruyter.score: 225.0
    In this book, a new theory of grammar based on word order is proposed: a deep word order as the multipartioned communicative-information structure of the ...
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  30. Richard Gaskin (ed.) (2001). Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy. Routledge.score: 225.0
    In this book, ten essays examine the contributions made to the issue of the philosophical significance of grammar by Frege, Russell, Bradley, Husserl, Wittgenstein, Carnap and Heidegger.
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  31. G. David Morley (2000). Syntax in Functional Grammar: An Introduction to Lexicogrammar in Systemic Linguistics. Continuum.score: 225.0
    This well-illustrated book outlines a framework for the analysis of syntactic structure from a perspective of a systematic functional grammar.
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  32. Ludwig Wittgenstein (1974). Philosophical Grammar. Blackwell.score: 216.0
    pt. 1. The proposition and its sense.--pt. 2. On logic and mathematics.
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  33. Anna Wierzbicka (1988). The Semantics of Grammar. J. Benjamins Pub. Co..score: 216.0
    Introduction 1. Language and meaning Nothing is as easily overlooked, or as easily forgotten, as the most obvious truths. The tenet that language is a tool ...
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  34. John Haiman & Pamela Munro (eds.) (1983). Switch-Reference and Universal Grammar: Proceedings of a Symposium on Switch Reference and Universal Grammar, Winnipeg, May 1981. J. Benjamins Pub. Co..score: 216.0
    The contributions to this volume are concerned with questions of form, function, and genesis of canonical switch-reference systems.
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  35. Ludwig Wittgenstein (1974). Philosophical Grammar: Part I, the Proposition, and its Sense, Part Ii, on Logic and Mathematics. University of California Press.score: 216.0
    i How can one talk about 'understanding' and 'not understanding' a proposition? Surely it is not a proposition until it's understood ? ...
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  36. Werner Abraham & Sjaak de Meij (eds.) (1986). Topic, Focus, and Configurationality: Papers From the 6th Groningen Grammar Talks, Groningen, 1984. J. Benjamins Pub. Co..score: 216.0
    INTRODUCTION WERNER ABRAHAM, LACI MARÁCZ, SJAAK DE MEY & WIM SCHERPENISSE University of Groningen The Groningen Conference on Topic, ...
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  37. Johan van der Auwera (1981). What Do We Talk About When We Talk?: Speculative Grammar and the Semantics and Pragmatics of Focus. Benjamins.score: 216.0
    This monograph deals with the aboutness of language.
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  38. Bede Rundle (1979). Grammar in Philosophy. Oxford University Press.score: 216.0
  39. E. J. Ashworth (1978). The Tradition of Medieval Logic and Speculative Grammar From Anselm to the End of the Seventeenth Century: A Bibliography From 1836 Onwards. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.score: 216.0
  40. Rolf Berndt (1976). A Contribution to a Semantically Based Approach to Grammar. Eksp, Dbk.score: 216.0
     
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  41. E. K. Brown (1982). Syntax, Generative Grammar. Hutchinson.score: 216.0
     
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  42. Alastair Butler (2004). The Syntax and Semantics of Split Constructions: A Comparative Study. Palgrave Macmillan.score: 216.0
    Split constructions are widespread in natural languages. The separation of the semantic restriction of a quantifier from that quantifier is a typical example of such a construction. This study addresses the problem that such discontinuous strings exhibit--namely, a number of locality constraints, including intervention effects. These are shown to follow from the interaction of a minimalist syntax with a semantics that directly assigns a model-theoretic interpretation to syntactic logical forms. The approach is shown to have wide empirical coverage and a (...)
     
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  43. Donald Davidson (1975). The Logic of Grammar. Dickenson Pub. Co..score: 216.0
  44. Kristian Jensen (1990). Rhetorical Philosophy and Philosophical Grammar: Julius Caesar Scaliger's Theory of Language. Fink.score: 216.0
     
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  45. Alan Keightley (1976). Wittgenstein, Grammar and God. Epworth Press.score: 216.0
     
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  46. William E. McMahon (1976). Hans Reichenbach's Philosophy of Grammar. Mouton.score: 216.0
     
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  47. Jan Nuyts & G. de Schutter (eds.) (1987). Getting One's Words Into Line: On Word Order and Functional Grammar. Foris Publications.score: 216.0
     
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  48. Andrew Carnie & Eithne Guilfoyle (eds.) (2000). The Syntax of the Verb Initial Languages. Oxford University Press.score: 212.0
    This volume contains twelve chapters on the derivation of and the correlates to verb initial word order. The studies in this volume cover such widely divergent languages as Irish, Welsh, Scots Gaelic, Old Irish, Biblical Hebrew, Jakaltek, Mam, Lummi (Straits Salish), Niuean, Malagasy, Palauan, K'echi', and Zapotec, from a wide variety of theoretical perspectives, including Minimalism, information structure, and sentence processing. The first book to take a crosslinguistic comparative approach to verb initial syntax, this volume provides new data to (...)
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  49. James Levine (2001). Logical Form, General Sentences, and Russell's Path to ''On Denoting'''. In Richard Gaskin (ed.), Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy. Routledge. 74--115.score: 211.5
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  50. Teun Hoekstra (2004). Arguments and Structure: Studies on the Architecture of the Sentence. Mouton De Gruyter.score: 210.0
    Possession and transitivity -- The indirect object, its status and place -- Categories and arguments -- The active-passive configuration -- Verbal affixation -- Why Kaatje was not heard sing a song (with Hans Bennis) -- T-chains and auxiliaries (with Jacqueline Guéron) -- Clitics in romance and the study of head-movement -- ECP, tense and islands -- Bracketing paradoxes do not exist (with Harry van der Hulst and Frans van der Putten) -- The nominal infinitive (with Pim Wehrmann) -- Parallels between (...)
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