Classical Neg Raising: An Essay on the Syntax of Negation

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In this book, Chris Collins and Paul Postal consider examples such the one below on the interpretation where Nancy thinks that this course is not interesting: Nancy doesn't think this course is interesting . They argue such examples instantiate a kind of syntactic raising that they term Classical NEG Raising. This involves the raising of a NEG (negation) from the embedded clause to the matrix clause. Collins and Postal develop three main arguments to support their claim. First, they show that Classical NEG Raising obeys ...

Classical Neg Raising: An Essay on the Syntax of Negation 2014, Mit Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262027311

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Classical NEG Raising: An Essay on the Syntax of Negation 2014, MIT Press (MA), Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780262525862

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