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Linguistics and Philosophy
Special Topics in Linguistics: Genericity
I. Preliminaries (PDF)
II. Carlson 1977: Bare Plurals as Names for Kinds
Reference to kinds in English (PDF)
Reference to kinds in English: Part 2 (PDF)
Challenges/problems for Carlson 1977 (PDF)
Challenges/problems for Carlson 1977: Part 2 (PDF)
III. The quantificational analysis
Bare plurals as indefinites: Part 1 (PDF), Part 2 (PDF)
Background on modality
Introduction to modality (PDF)
IV. Habituals and dispositionals
Dispositional sentences (PDF)
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