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    • Durative achievements and individual-level predicates on events 

      Kearns, K. (University of Canterbury. School of Classics and Linguistics., 2003)
      Ryle (1949, Chapter V) discusses a range of predicates which in different ways exemplify a property I shall call quasi-duality – they appear to report two actions or events in one predicate. Although Ryle's concerns were ...
    • Telic senses of deadjectival verbs 

      Kearns, K. (University of Canterbury. Linguistics., 2007)
      In this paper I address two main issues in the semantics of deadjectival verbs. First, I review alternative accounts of the nature of the telos associated with a deadjectival verb on a telic interpretation. Traditional ...