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White, Hacquard and Lidz in Cognitive Science

Out in Cognitive Science, "Semantic information and the syntax of propositional attitude verbs," from 2015 alum Aaron White with Valentine Hacquard and Jeffrey Lidz. The paper shows that the syntactic distribution of propositional attitude verbs, such as think and want, carries very fineā€grained information about their semantics and pragmatics – whether one considers the sorts of discrete qualitative classifications that linguists traditionally work with or the sorts of continuous quantitative classifications that can be derived experimentally.