2011 Negative Indefinites

  • Zur Semantik der negativen Indefinita im Deutschen, Tübingen-Linguistik-Report Nr. 1, Seminar für Sprachwissenschaft, Universität Tübingen.

Edited Volumes

  • Chiara Gianollo, Agnes Jäger, and Doris Penka (eds.). Language Change at the Syntax-Semantics Interface [TiLSM 278], Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.
  • (guest editor with Hedde Zeijlstra) Special Issue on Negation and Polarity, Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 28(4)

Articles in Journals and Edited Volumes

  • Negative and Positive Polarity Items. Forthcoming in Michael Putnam and Richard Page (eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Germanic Linguistics, Cambridge University Press.pdf (prefinal draft) 
  • One many, many readings. Forthcoming in Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 21, University of Edinburgh.pdf 
  • (with Brendan Balcerak Jackson) Number Word Constructions, Degree Semantics and the Metaphysics of Degrees. In Linguistics and Philosophy 40:347-372. article (read only)
  • Splitting at most. In: Eva-Maria Remberger, Katharina Hartmann and Silvio Cruschina (eds.), Negation: syntax, semantics, and variation, Vienna University Press. 185-212. pdf (prefinal version)
  • Negation and Polarity. In: Nick Riemer (ed.), Routledge Handbook of Semantics, London: Routledge. 303-319. pdf (prefinal draft)

  • At most at last. In: Eva Csipak and Hedde Zeijlstra (eds.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 19. 463-480. pdf
  • (with Yaron McNabb) The processing cost of interpreting superlative modifiers and modals. In: J. Degen, M. Franke, and N. Goodman (eds.), Proceedings of the Formal and Experimental Pragmatics Workshop, Tübingen: 29-35. pdf

  • (with Yaron McNabb) The Interpretation of Superlative Modifiers and Deontic Modals: An Experimental Investigation. In: Urtzi Etxeberria, Anamaria Falaus, Aritz Irurtzun and Bryan Leferman (eds.) Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 18. 271-288. pdf
  • Negative Features on Negative Indefinites: Evidence from Split Scope. Journal of Semantics 29: 373-402. pdf (prefinal version)

  • Split Scope of Negative Indefinites. Language and Linguistics Compass, Linguistics Compass 6/8: 517-532. pdf (prefinal version)

  • (with Agnes Jäger) Development of Sentential Negation in the History of German. In: Peter Ackema, Rhona Alcorn, Caroline Heycock, Dany Jaspers, Jeroen Van Craenenbroeck and Guido Vanden Wyngaerd (eds.), Comparative Germanic Syntax: The State of the Art [LA 191], 199-222. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pdf
  • (with Hedde Zeijlstra) Negation and Polarity: an Introduction. In: Special Issue on Negation and Polarity, ed. by Doris Penka and Hedde Zeijlstra, Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 28(4): 1-16. download pdf from Springer (Open Access)

  • (with Arnim von Stechow) Phrasal complements of before and after. In: Empirical Issues in Syntax and Semantics 8, ed. by O. Bonami & P. Cabredo Hofherr (eds.) pdf
  • Uninterpretable Negative Features on Negative Indefinites. In: Maria Aloni, Paul Dekker and Floris Roelofsen (Eds.) Proceedings of the 16th Amsterdam Colloquium. Amsterdam, ILLC/Department of Philosophy. pdf

  • A Cross-linguistic Perspective on n-words.In: International Journal of Basque Linguistics and Philology (ASJU) XLI-2, 267-283.  pdf
  • Almost there: The Meaning of almost. In: Christian Ebert and Cornelia Endriss (Eds.). Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 10. ZAS Papers in Linguistics, Nr. 44, Berlin. 275-286. pdf

  • (with Arnim von Stechow and Sveta Krasikova) Anankastic Conditionals Again. In: Torgrim Solstad, Atle Grønn and Dag Haug (Eds.). A Festschrift for Kjell Johan Sæbø. Oslo. 151-172. pdf
  • Almost: A Test? In: Paul Dekker and Michael Franke (Eds.) Proceedings of the 15th Amsterdam Colloquium. Amsterdam, ILLC/Department of Philosophy. pdf

  • (with Hedde Zeijlstra): Negative Indefinites in Dutch and German. Paper presented at the 20th Comparative Germanic Syntax Workshop, Tilburg. pdf
  • (with Arnim von Stechow) Negative Indefinita unter Modalverben. In: Reimar Müller and Marga Reis (Eds.). Modalität und Modalverben im Deutschen. Linguistische Berichte, Sonderheft 9, Helmut Buske Verlag Hamburg. 263-286. pdf

Current Drafts (under review, under revision or in progress - comments welcome!)

  • (with Yaron McNabb) An experimental investigation of ignorance inferences and authoritative interpretations of superlative modi ers. Draft
  • Negative indefinites and negative concord. Submitted for: Lisa Matthewson, Cecile Meier, Hotze Rullmann and Thomas Ede Zimmermann (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Semantics, Wiley-Blackwell. Draft

Selected Handouts (recent presentations and unpublished material)

  • Degree equatives - the same as comparatives?. Workshop Equative Constructions, University of Cologne, 15.12.2016. Slides

  • One many, many readings. Sinn und Bedeutung 21, University of Edinburgh, 4.-6.9.2016. Handout
  • A superlative analysis of superlative modifiers. Sinn und Bedeutung 15, University of Saarbrücken, 29.9.2010. Handout

Last Updated: December 21, 2016