By Idan Landau

ISBN-10: 0262028859

ISBN-13: 9780262028851

ISBN-10: 0262527367

ISBN-13: 9780262527361

This ebook revives and reinterprets a continual instinct operating via a lot of the classical paintings: that the unitary visual appeal of compulsory keep an eye on into enhances conceals an underlying duality of constitution and mechanism. Idan Landau argues that keep watch over enhances divide into kinds: In perspective contexts, keep an eye on is confirmed via logophoric anchoring, whereas non-attitude contexts it boils right down to predication. the excellence is additionally syntactically represented: Logophoric enhances are developed as a moment tier above predicative complements.The idea derives the compulsory de se interpreting of professional as a distinct type of de re angle with no ascribing any inherent characteristic to seasoned. even as, it presents a principled clarification, in accordance with characteristic transmission, for the contract homes of professional, that are stipulated on competing semantic money owed. eventually, it derives a notable common asymmetry: the truth that contract at the embedded verb blocks keep an eye on in perspective contexts yet no longer in non-attitude contexts. This publication is exclusive in being firmly grounded in either the formal semantic and the syntactic stories of regulate, supplying an built-in view that may entice students in either parts. by means of bringing to undergo present refined grammatical analyses, it deals new insights into the classical difficulties of regulate theory.

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