ExceptionalWide Scope as a Topic Phenomenon

  • Cornelia EndrissEmail author
Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 86)


In this chapter, I will propose my account of the interpretation of topical quantifiers, which is at the same time an account of exceptional wide scope phenomena. The approach to the interpretation of quantificational topics can be understood as an elaboration on how exactly the previously mentioned mechanism M functions, which has been used for illustrative purposes so far and had to remain entirely vague until here.


Wide Scope Topic Condition Lexical Semantic Scope Reading Discourse Referent 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.University of OsnabrückGermany

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