Downloadable Writings

2017
Why does A-movement bleed Weak Crossover?
Chierchia G. Why does A-movement bleed Weak Crossover?. Rivista di Grammatica Generativa/Research in Generative Grammar. 2017;39 :53-77. Download PDF
2015
How universal is the mass/count distinction? Three grammars of counting
Chierchia. How universal is the mass/count distinction? Three grammars of counting. In: Chinese Syntax in a Cross-linguistic Perspective. Edited by Li, Simpson, andTsai. Oxford University Press ; 2015. Download PDF
2013
When "some" is not "every": Dissociating scalar implicature generation and mismatch
Shetreet, Chierchia, Gaab. When "some" is not "every": Dissociating scalar implicature generation and mismatch. Human Brain Mapping. 2013. Download PDF
Questions on questions and free relatives
Chierchia G, Caponigro I. Questions on questions and free relatives. Handout. Sinn und Bedeutung, Vitoria, Basque Country, September 12. 2013. Download PDF
2012
Scalar implicatures in child language: Give children a chance
Foppolo, Guasti, Chierchia. Scalar implicatures in child language: Give children a chance. Language Learning and Development. 2012;8 :365-394. Download PDF
Scalar implicature as a grammatical phenomenon
Chierchia, Fox, Spector. Scalar implicature as a grammatical phenomenon. In: Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning. Vol. 3. Edited by Maienborn, von Heusinger & Portner. Mouton de Gruyter ; 2012. pp. 2297-2331. Download PDF
2010
Mass nouns, vagueness, and semantic variation
Chierchia. Mass nouns, vagueness, and semantic variation. Synthese. 2010;174 :99-149. Download PDF
2009
Relevance of polarity for the online interpretation of scalar terms
Panizza, Huang, Chierchia, Snedecker. Relevance of polarity for the online interpretation of scalar terms. Proceedings of SALT 19. 2009 :342-359. Download PDF
On the role of entailment patterns and scalar implicatures in the processing of numerals
Panizza, Clifton, Chierchia. On the role of entailment patterns and scalar implicatures in the processing of numerals. Journal of Language and Memory. 2009;61 :503-518. Download PDF
2007
Language, thought and reality after Chomsky
Chierchia. Language, thought and reality after Chomsky. In: Chomsky. Edited by Bricmont and Franck . ; 2007. pp. 129-146. Download PDF
2006
Formal Semantics
Chierchia. Formal Semantics. In: Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. 2nd ed. Elsevier ; 2006. pp. 564-579. Download PDF
Broaden your views: Implicatures of domain widening and the ‘‘logicality’’ of language
Chierchia. Broaden your views: Implicatures of domain widening and the ‘‘logicality’’ of language. Linguistic Inquiry. 2006;37 :535–590. Download PDF
2005
(In)Definites, Locality, and Intentional Identity
Chierchia. (In)Definites, Locality, and Intentional Identity. In: Reference and quantification: The Partee effect. Edited by Carlson and Pelletier. CSLI ; 2005. Download PDF
2004
A semantics for unaccusatives and its syntactic consequences
Chierchia. A semantics for unaccusatives and its syntactic consequences. In: The unaccusativity puzzle: Explorations of the syntax-lexicon interface. Edited by Alexiadou, Anagnostopoulou, and Everaert. Oxford University Press ; 2004. Download PDF
Scalar implicatures, polarity phenomena and the syntax/pragmatics interface
Chierchia. Scalar implicatures, polarity phenomena and the syntax/pragmatics interface. In: Structures and Beyond. Edited by Belletti. Oxford University Press ; 2004. pp. 39-103. Download PDF
2002
Linguistic-pragmatic factors in interpreting disjunctions
Noveck, Chierchia, Chevaux, Guelminger, Sylvestre. Linguistic-pragmatic factors in interpreting disjunctions. Thinking and Reasoning . 2002;8 :297-326. Download PDF
2001
A puzzle about indefinites
Chierchia. A puzzle about indefinites. In: Semantic Interfaces. Editd by Cecchetto, Chierchia, and Guasti. ; 2001. pp. 51-89. Download PDF
2000
Chinese conditionals and the theory of conditionals
Chierchia. Chinese conditionals and the theory of conditionals. Journal of East Asian Linguistics. 2000;5 :1-54. Download PDF
Backwards vs. forward anaphora: Reconstruction in child language
Guasti, Chierchia. Backwards vs. forward anaphora: Reconstruction in child language. Language Acquisition. 2000;8 :129-170. Download PDF

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