Chapter 3. Three Degrees of Association: Quasi, Free, and Conventional

  1. David I. Beaver and
  2. Brady Z. Clark

Published Online: 24 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444304176.ch3

Sense and Sensitivity: How Focus Determines Meaning

Sense and Sensitivity: How Focus Determines Meaning

How to Cite

Beaver, D. I. and Clark, B. Z. (2008) Three Degrees of Association: Quasi, Free, and Conventional, in Sense and Sensitivity: How Focus Determines Meaning, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444304176.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 2 SEP 2008

Book Series:

  1. Explorations in Semantics

Book Series Editors:

  1. Susan Rothstein

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405112635

Online ISBN: 9781444304176

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Keywords:

  • three degrees of association;
  • other quasi-associating operators;
  • first degree - quasi-association;
  • second degree - free association;
  • third degree - conventional association;
  • quasi, free, and conventional (QFC);
  • quantificational adverbs;
  • quantificational determiners;
  • generics and modals

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The First Degree: Quasi-Association

  • The Second Degree: Free Association

  • The Third Degree: Conventional Association

  • Summary