NIIZUMA Hidekatsu's scientific contributions

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Synopsis: This paper investigates the logical properties of any-sentences (in contrast to those for every-sentences) within the framework of a logically-based grammar. (1) a. John spoke to anyone who came. b. John didn’t shoot any bird. Labov (1972) points out that (1a) expresses the meaning of “a lawful generalization.” This semantic characterizat...
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In up-to-date theories of syntax and semantics strong proposals have been made about the transformational relationship between the definite article and the process of relativization. However,many facts do not justify such a treatment of the article and,oddly enough, little justice has been done to the so-called indefinite article. This may be becau...