Recent Submissions

  • Unagreement is an Illusion: Apparent person mismatches and nominal structure 

    Höhn, Georg F.K. (Springer, 2015-09-02)
    This paper proposes an analysis of unagreement, a phenomenon involving an apparent mismatch between a definite third person plural subject and first or second person plural subject agreement observed in various null subject ...
  • The interpretation and use of numerically-quantified expressions 

    Cummins, Chris (2011-11-08)
    This thesis presents a novel pragmatic account of the meaning and use of numerically-quantified expressions. It can readily be seen that quantities can typically be described by many semantically truthful expressions – ...
  • Implicit learning of natural language syntax 

    Rebuschat, Patrick (2009-10-13)
    The present dissertation focuses on the question of how humans acquire syntactic knowledge without intending to and without awareness of what they have learned. The aim is to apply the theoretical concepts and the ...