Browse Dissertations and Theses - Linguistics by Subject "Semantics"

  • Park, Seong Eun (2017-12-06)
    This dissertation analyzes tense, in particular the past tense, within English in the framework of formal semantics. Previous tense theories are either indexical or quantificational—whether tenses refer to time or an ...

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  • Beamer, Brandon (2012-09-18)
    This dissertation presents a novel theory of tense and tense-like constructions. It is named after a key theoretical component of the theory, the event restriction interval. In Event Restriction Interval (ERI) Theory, ...

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