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Plato's arguments against conceptualism
Parmenides 132 B 3-C 11 reconsidered
Plato’s Parmenides confronts us with a curious, unusual situation: The Socrates that we know only all too well as the white bearded sagacious old man appears as a young student. Indeed, a student defending his innovative ...
Quantifying Constructional Productivity with Unseen Slot Members
This paper is concerned with the possibility of quantifying and comparing the productivity of similar yet distinct syntactic constructions, predicting the likelihood of encountering unseen lexemes in their unfilled ...
Quantitative evidence for difficult constructions in German learner data
Our study is concerned with the identification of ‘difficult’ structures in the acquisition of a foreign language, which will shed light on theoretical considerations of L2 processing. We argue that – compared to simple ...
Information Structure in African Languages
Corpora and Tools
In this paper, we describe tools and resources for the study of African languages developed at the Collaborative Research Centre "Information Structure". These include deeply annotated data collections of 25 subsaharan ...