The temporal orientation of infinitives

  • Gregor Williamson


In this paper, we present a compositional semantics for a covert future operator which derives the distribution of future oriented infinitival complements to attitude predicates. We then show that the account makes correct predictions concerning the temporal orientation of prejacents to modal auxiliaries.
How to Cite
Williamson, G. (2019). The temporal orientation of infinitives. Proceedings of Sinn Und Bedeutung, 23(2), 461-478.