Semantical Games and the Bach-Peters Paradox

  • Esa Saarinen
  • Jaakko Hintikka
Part of the Synthese language library book series (SLAP, volume 5)

This paper is mainly addressed to the question: What is the semantics of a sentence with crossing pronominalization between two different the-phrases? In terms of a representative example we might as well ask: What is the semantics of the following sample sentence (1)?


Noun Phrase Deep Structure Semantical Representation Definite Description Universal Quantifier 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Esa Saarinen
    • 1
  • Jaakko Hintikka
    • 2
  1. 1.Academy of Finland
  2. 2.Stanford University, and Florida State University

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