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Linguistics and Philosophy - Master's degree

 

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  • Lenehan, Rose (Rose Elizabeth) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Slurs have recently received a great deal of attention from philosophers of language. They are thought to be special in both their linguistic properties and their rhetorical effects-that is, in both what they mean and what ...
  • Brohan, Anthony (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The representation, content and learning of phonotactic constraints has spurred a lot of recent research phonology. This work concerns the constraints involved in the representation of place-based coocurrence restrictions. ...
  • Howard, Edwin Martin (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    This paper concerns itself with the superlative morpheme -est and its ability to license Negative Polarity Items (NPIs) such as any or ever, and in particular the compositional analysis of a puzzling type of utterance which ...
  • Mills, Jillian Louise (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    This thesis introduces a special form of pseudopassive that differs from previously discussed forms in that it includes a direct object adjacent to the verb. It is shown that the direct object position in this construction ...
  • Katzir Cozier, Franz (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2008)
    This thesis demonstrates that perception plays a role in computing grammatical well-formedness. This is shown specifically for grammatical constraints on word-final consonant cluster inventories (VC 1 C2#), with focus on ...
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