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  • Peskotomuhkati latuwewakon (Passamaquoddy language) 

    Lewey, Newell (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Over the decades, Passamaquoddy has been taught in many ways and many forms. Some have tried using object identification and word(s) learning while others have tried teaching writing and reading via a phonetic form of ...
  • Embedded jussives as instances of control : the case of Mongolian and Korean 

    Sisovics, Milena (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    This dissertation is an investigation into the semantics of imperatives and imperative-like forms (collectively referred to as jussives) in embedded contexts. The long-held view that imperatives are confined to root (matrix) ...
  • Belief and evidence 

    Schultheis, Ginger (Virginia Kathleen) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Chapter 1, 'Living on the Edge: Against Epistemic Permissivism,' argues that Epistemic Permissivists face a special problem about the relationship between our first- and higher-order attitudes. They claim that rationality ...

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