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  1. Genericity: An Introduction.Manfred Krifka, Francis Jeffry Pelletier, Gregory Carlson, Alice ter Meulen, Gennaro Chierchia & Godehard Link - 1995 - In Greg N. Carlson & Francis Jeffry Pelletier (eds.), The Generic Book. University of Chicago Press. pp. 1--124.
     
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    Representing Time in Natural Language the Dynamic Interpretation of Tense and Aspect.Alice G. B. Ter Meulen - 1995 - Mit Press.
    Alice ter Meulen integrates current research in natural language semantics, with detailed analyses of English discourse, and logical tools from a variety of sources into an information theory that provides the foundation for computational systems to reason about change and the flow of time. The topic of temporal meaning in texts has received considerable attention in recent years from scholars in linguistics, logical semantics, cognitive science, and artificial intelligence. Representing Time in Natural Language offers a systematic and detailed account of (...)
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    Mathematical Methods in Linguistics.Barbara H. Partee, Alice ter Meulen & Robert E. Wall - 1992 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 57 (1):271-272.
  4. Handbook of Logic and Language.J. F. A. K. Van Benthem, Johan van Benthem & Alice G. B. Ter Meulen (eds.) - 1997 - MIT Press.
    This Handbook documents the main trends in current research between logic and language, including its broader influence in computer science, linguistic theory and cognitive science. The history of the combined study of Logic and Linguistics goes back a long way, at least to the work of the scholastic philosophers in the Middle Ages. At the beginning of this century, the subject was revitalized through the pioneering efforts of Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, and Polish philosophical logicians such as Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz. Around (...)
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    Handbook of Logic and Language.J. F. A. K. Van Benthem & Alice G. B. Ter Meulen (eds.) - 1997 - MIT Press.
    This Handbook documents the main trends in current research between logic and language, including its broader influence in computer science, linguistic theory and cognitive science. The history of the combined study of Logic and Linguistics goes back a long way, at least to the work of the scholastic philosophers in the Middle Ages. At the beginning of this century, the subject was revitalized through the pioneering efforts of Gottlob Frege, Bertrand Russell, and Polish philosophical logicians such as Kazimierz Ajdukiewicz. Around (...)
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    Pragmatics and Natural Language Understanding.Alice G. B. ter Meulen & Georgia M. Green - 1993 - Noûs 27 (4):550.
  7. Mathematical Methods in Linguistics.Barbara Partee, Alice ter Meulen & Robert Wall - 1987 - Boston, MA, USA: Kluwer Academic Publishers.
    Elementary set theory accustoms the students to mathematical abstraction, includes the standard constructions of relations, functions, and orderings, and leads to a discussion of the various orders of infinity. The material on logic covers not only the standard statement logic and first-order predicate logic but includes an introduction to formal systems, axiomatization, and model theory. The section on algebra is presented with an emphasis on lattices as well as Boolean and Heyting algebras. Background for recent research in natural language semantics (...)
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  8. Handbook of Logic and Language.J. van Benthem & A. ter Meulen - 1999 - Studia Logica 63 (3):435-438.
     
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    Generalized Quantifiers in Natural Language.Johan Van Benthem & Alice Ter Meulen (eds.) - 1984 - Foris Publications.
    REFERENCES Barwise, J. & R. Cooper (1981) — 'Generalized Quantifiers and Natural Language', Linguistics and Philosophy 4:2159-219. Van Benthem, J. (1983a) — ' Five Easy Pieces', in Ter Meulen (ed.), 1-17. Van Benthem, J. (1983b) ...
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    Generalized Quantifiers in Natural Language.Daniele Mundici, Johan van Benthem & Alice ter Meulen - 1987 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 52 (3):876.
  11. Handbook of Logic and Language, 2nd Edition.Johan Van Benthem & Alice Ter Meulen (eds.) - 2010
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    Logic and Linguistics Meeting: Santa Cruz, 1991.Jon Barwise, William Ladusaw, Alice ter Meulen, Richard Oehrle & Richmond Thomason - 1992 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 57 (4):1498-1499.
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    Demonstrations, Indications and Experiments.Alice G. B. ter Meulen - 1994 - The Monist 77 (2):239 - 256.
    Meaning is made out of the world by our actions in certain situations. But there are so many different things we can do, few of which actually create meaning. Not only do we utter linguistic expressions, but we move, gesture, point; we plan our actions to satisfy particular goals, we form beliefs, presumptions and prejudices, as well as ascribe intentions to other actors. In this paper three ways of acting are singled out for their function in making meaning out of (...)
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    Temporal Reasoning with Aspectual Adverbs.Hans Smessaert & Alice G. B. Ter Meulen - 2004 - Linguistics and Philosophy 27 (2):209-261.
    Validity of dynamic temporal reasoning is semantically characterized for English and Dutch aspectual adverbs in Discourse Representation Theory. This dynamic perspective determines how the content needs to be revised and what information is preserved across updates, when the order of premises is considered relevant. Resetting contextual parameters relies on modelling the basic aspectual polarity transitions and temporal reasoning extensionally. For intensional aspectual adverbials the speaker’s attitudes regarding past alternatives to and possible continuations of the current state come into play. Additional (...)
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    Situation Theory and Mental Models.Alice G. B. ter Meulen - 1993 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 16 (2):358-359.
  16. James D. McCawley.Josef Stern Hanson & Alice ter Meulen - 1996 - In Masayoshi Shibatani & Sandra Thompson (eds.), Grammatical Constructions. Clarendon Press.
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  17. Chronoscopes in Dynamic Aspect Trees.Alice G. B. ter Meulen - 1999 - Mind and Language: Collected Papers From 1995 International Workshop on Mind and Language 87:87.
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  18. Foris Publications.Alice ter Meulen - 1983 - In Alice G. B. Ter Meulen (ed.), Studies in Modeltheoretic Semantics. Foris Publications. pp. 210.
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  19. Representing Meaning: Magic or Logic?Alice G. B. Ter Meulen - 1994 - Semiotica 99 (1-2):211-216.
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    The Composition of Meaning: From Lexeme to Discourse.Alice G. B. Ter Meulen & Werner Abraham (eds.) - 2004 - John Benjamins.
    In the modular design of generative theory the syntax-semantics interface has accounted all along for meanings at the level of Logical Form. The syntax-pragmatics interface, on the other hand, is the result of what one may call the 'pragmatic turn' in the linguistic theory, where content is partitioned into given and new information. In other words, the structural division of the clause has been subjected to criteria of information, or discourse structure. Both interfaces require a structurally descriptive inventory whose specific (...)
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  21. Thomas Andreas Meyer, Willem Adrian Labuschagne, and Johannes Heidema/Refined Espistemic Entrenchment 237-259.Johan van Benthem, Alice ter Meulen & Heinrich Wansing - 1992 - Journal of Logic, Language, and Information 9 (2):139.
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    Semantic Realism, Rigid Designation, and Dynamic Semantics.Alice G. B. ter Meulen - 1998 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 21 (1):85-86.
    Semantic realism fits Millikan's account of kind terms in its focus on information-theoretic abilities and strategic ways of gathering information in human communication. Instead of the traditional logical necessity, we should interpret rigid designation in a dynamic semantics as a legislative act to constrain possible ways in which our belief may change.
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    Cognitive Modelling of Human Temporal Reasoning.Alice G. B. ter Meulen - 2003 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (5):623-624.
    Modelling human reasoning characterizes the fundamental human cognitive capacity to describe our past experience and use it to form expectations as well as plan and direct our future actions. Natural language semantics analyzes dynamic forms of reasoning in which the real-time order determines the temporal relations between the described events, when reported with telic simple past-tense clauses. It provides models of human reasoning that could supplement ACT-R models.
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    From Frege to Dynamic Theories of Meaning.Alice G. B. ter Meulen - 2003 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 26 (6):691-692.
    In designing stratified models of human language, understanding notions of logical consequence and validity of inference require separating the aspects of meaning that vary between models from logical constants. Modelling meaning requires choices regarding the primitives, where the Fregean program is still offering us the fundamental insights on the role of truth, judgement, and grasping or sharing of thoughts.
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    Optimal Reflexivity in Dutch.A. Ter Meulen - 2000 - Journal of Semantics 17 (4):263-280.
    Binding principles applied to Dutch reflexives are supplemented with optimality considerations and a general principle of linguistic economy to account for differences in reflexivization strategies of Dutch and English. Dutch SE-reflexives are optimally encoded coreference in contrast to the English ordinary bound pronouns they are translated to. Burzio's stated general dispreference for SE-reflexives is replaced by a preference based on economy considerations for SE-reflexivization.
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    Agency, Argument Structure, and Causal Inference.Alice Gb ter Meulen - 2008 - Behavioral and Brain Sciences 31 (6):728-729.
    Logically, weighting is transitive, but similarity is not, so clustering cannot be either. Entailments must help a child to review attribute lists more efficiently. Children's understanding of exceptions to generic claims precedes their ability to articulate explanations. So agency, as enabling constraint, may show coherent covariation with attributes, as mere extensional, observable effect of intensional entailments.
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  27. Anaphoric Definite Descriptions.Alice ter Meulen - 2004 - In Marga Reimer & Anne Bezuidenhout (eds.), Descriptions and Beyond. Clarendon Press.
  28. Dynamic Definite Descriptions, Implicit Arguments, and Familiarity.A. ter Meulen - 2004 - In Marga Reimer & Anne Bezuidenhout (eds.), Descriptions and Beyond. Oxford University Press.
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    Demonstrations, Indications and Experiments.Alice G. B. ter Meulen - 1994 - The Monist 77 (2):239-256.
    Meaning is made out of the world by our actions in certain situations. But there are so many different things we can do, few of which actually create meaning. Not only do we utter linguistic expressions, but we move, gesture, point; we plan our actions to satisfy particular goals, we form beliefs, presumptions and prejudices, as well as ascribe intentions to other actors. In this paper three ways of acting are singled out for their function in making meaning out of (...)
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    Temporal Reasoning as Indexical Inference.Alice Gb ter Meulen - 2013 - In Kasia M. Jaszczolt & Louis de Saussure (eds.), Time: Language, Cognition & Reality. Oxford University Press. pp. 37.
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    Review: Fred Landman, Structures for Semantics. [REVIEW]Alice ter Meulen - 1995 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (2):686-687.
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    Landman Fred. Structures for Semantics. Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy, Vol. 45. Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Boston, and London, 1991, X + 367 Pp. [REVIEW]Alice ter Meulen - 1995 - Journal of Symbolic Logic 60 (2):686-687.
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