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Published: 08 December 2016

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Gradability in Natural Language

Logical and Grammatical Foundations

Heather Burnett

Oxford Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics

  • Outlines a new framework for the semantic analysis of adjectives
  • Brings linguistic data to bear on longstanding philosophical questions
  • Captures semantic parallels across syntactic categories