In Cédric Dégremont, Laurent Keiff & Helge Rückert (eds.), Dialogues, Logics and Other Strange Things, Essays in Honour of Shahid Rahman (2008)

Authors
Justine Jacot
Lund University
Gabriel Sandu
University of Helsinki
Abstract
Our aim in this paper is to provide a referential account of functional anaphora within a Skolem functions framework. We will give an interpretation of indefinite NPs as Skolem terms in order to show that the referential link established between an anaphoric pronoun and its antecedent is a descriptive one. Then we will argue that functional anaphora can be understood as a particular kind of E-type pronouns, in the sense that, for a large corpus, the pronoun can be replaced by a descriptive expression of a first-order language. It will next be shown that the functional framework can be fruitfully applied to other kinds of sentences involving pronominal anaphora,especially in modal contexts.
Keywords No keywords specified (fix it)
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy


Upload a copy of this paper     Check publisher's policy     Papers currently archived: 54,410
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

Towards a Generalization of Anaphora.van Deemter Kees - 1992 - Journal of Semantics 9 (1):27-51.
Complement Anaphora and Interpretation.R. Nouwen - 2003 - Journal of Semantics 20 (1):73-113.
E-Type Anaphora as NP-Deletion.Paul Elbourne - 2001 - Natural Language Semantics 9 (3):241-288.
Donkey Anaphora: The View From Sign Language (ASL and LSF).Philippe Schlenker - 2011 - Linguistics and Philosophy 34 (4):341-395.
Anaphora and Semantic Innocence.J. P. Smit & A. Steglich-Petersen - 2010 - Journal of Semantics 27 (1):119-124.
Interpreting Anaphora Without Identifying Reference.George Yule - 1982 - Journal of Semantics 1 (3-4):315-322.
Game Theory and Discourse Anaphora.Robin Clark & Prashant Parikh - 2007 - Journal of Logic, Language and Information 16 (3):265-282.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2020-01-13

Total views
1 ( #1,439,488 of 2,368,000 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
1 ( #556,092 of 2,368,000 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.

My notes