Experimenting with subject alternatives for analysing generic sentences

  • Arnold Kochari
  • Robert van Rooij
  • Katrin Schulz

Abstract

In this paper we argue that for the (probabilistic) interpretation of generic sentences of the form ‘Gs are f ’ alternative groups, or kinds, of G play an important role. We describe the results of some experiments that empirically test this use of alternatives.
Published
2020-09-17
How to Cite
Kochari, A., van Rooij, R., & Schulz, K. (2020). Experimenting with subject alternatives for analysing generic sentences. Proceedings of Sinn Und Bedeutung, 24(1), 411-428. https://doi.org/10.18148/sub/2020.v24i1.875