Classical Neg Raising: An Essay on the Syntax of Negation

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An extended argument for a syntactic view of NEG raising with consequences for the syntax of negation and negative polarity items. 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 ...

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

ISBN-13: 9780262525862

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

ISBN-13: 9780262027311

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