On Two Recent Treatments of Disjoint Reference 1981

  • Howard Lasnik
Part of the Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory book series (SNLT, volume 16)


The phenomenon of disjoint reference has received a great deal of attention. The “Unlike Person Constraint” of Postal (1966a; 1969) was one early attempt to deal with the strangeness of examples such as (1).


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  1. 5.
    See Lasnik and Freidin (1981) and Freidin and Lasnik (1981) for further discussion.Google Scholar
  2. 11.
    See Chomsky (1979) for a potential argument against this account.Google Scholar

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