Groups vs. covers revisited: Evidence from symmetric readings of sentences with plurals
Brian Buccola, Jeremy Kuhn, David Nicolas
January 2020
 

We present new arguments for the existence of genuine symmetric readings of sentences with plural terms, which we claim challenge all current semantic theories of plurality. We sketch two analytical directions and describe some of the diverging predictions they make.
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keywords: groups, covers, ambiguity, underspecification, reciprocals, plurals, semantics
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