Top 3 publications by permanent members (last 5 years)

Chemla, Emmanuel

  • See personal webpage: here

Egré, Paul

  • Egré, Paul & Cova, Florian, 2015. Moral asymmetries and the semantics of ``many''. Semantics and Pragmatics 8(13): 1-45.
  • Egré, Paul, de Gardelle, Vincent & Ripley, David, 2013. Vagueness and Order Effects in Color Categorization. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 42(1): 137-160.
  • Cobreros, Pablo, Paul, Egré, David, Ripley & Robert, van Rooij, 2012Tolerant, Classical, Strict. The Journal of Philosophical Logic 41(2): 347-385.

Geraci, Carlo

  • Checchetto, Alessandra, Carlo Geraci, Carlo Cecchetto & Sandro Zucchi. 2018. The language instinct in extreme circumstances: The transition to tactile Italian Sign Language (LISt) by Deafblind signers. Glossa, 3(1)(66), 1–28.
  • Lara Mantovan and Carlo Geraci. 2017. The syntax of nominal modification in Italian Sign Language (LIS). Sign language and linguistics 20(2): 183-220.
  • Valentina Aristodemo and Carlo Geraci. 2017. Visible degrees in Italian Sign Language. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory (on line). Springer Science+Business Media B.V. doi:10.1007/s11049-017-9389-5.

Kuhn, Jeremy

  • Kuhn, Jeremy, 2017. Dependent indefinites: the view from sign language. Journal of Semantics, 34(3):407-446.
  • Kuhn, Jeremy and Aristodemo, Valentina, 2017. Pluractionality, iconicity, and scope in French Sign Language. Semantics and Pragmatics, 10(6).
  • Kuhn, Jeremy, 2016. ASL Loci: Variables or Features? Journal of Semantics, 33(3), 449-491. 

Mascarenhas, Salvador

  • Mascarenhas, Salvador & Koralus, Philipp, 2016. Illusory inferences with quantifiers. Thinking and Reasoning, 23:1, pp. 33-48.
  • Koralus, Philipp & Mascarenhas, Salvador, 2013. The erotetic theory of reasoning: bridges between formal semantics and the psychology of deductive inference. Philosophical Perspectives 27, 312–365.

Schlenker, Philippe

  • Schlenker, Philippe, Chemla, Emmanuel & Zuberbühler, Klaus, 2016. What do Monkey Calls Mean? Trends in Cognitive Sciences

  • Schlenker, Philippe:  2018. Visible Meaning: Sign Language and the Foundations of Semantics. Theoretical Linguistics 44(3-4): 123–208
  • Schlenker, Philippe: 2017, Outline of Music Semantics. Music Perception. 

Spector, Benjamin

  • Spector, Benjamin, 2014. Global Positive Polarity Items and Obligatory Exhaustivity. Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Spector, Benjamin & Egré, Paul, 2015. A Uniform Semantics for Embedded Interrogatives: An answer, not necessarily The answer. Synthese.192(6), 1729-1784.
  • Chierchia, Gennaro, Fox, Danny & Spector, Benjamin, 2012. Scalar implicature as a grammatical phenomenon. Semantics: An international handbook of natural language meaning 32297-2332. Edited by Paul Portner, Claudia Maienborn and Klaus ven Heusinger, Berlin. De Gruyter Mouton. 

Strickland, Brent                

 Note: When links are not included, the manuscripts can be found on the first author’s homepage.

Accepted for publication

Berthet M., Mesbahi G., Pajot A., Cäsar C., Neumann C., Zuberbühler K. (accepted in Science Advances) “Titi monkeys combine alarm calls to create probabilistic meaning”.

Chemla E., Buccola B. & Dautriche I. (in press). Connecting content and logical words. Journal of Semantics.

Chemla E. & Egré P. (in press). Suszko's problem: mixed consequence and compositionality. Review of Symbolic Logic.

Chemla, E.; and Egré, P. (in press). From Many-Valued Consequence to Many-Valued Connectives. Synthese.

Denić M. & Chemla E. (in press). Q-spreading in children as distributive inferences. Linguistic Inquiry.

Dezecache, Guillaume; Bourgeois, Aude; Bazin, Christophe; Schlenker, Philippe; Chemla, Emmanuel; Maille, Audrey: to appear, Orangutans’ Comprehension of Zoo Keepers’ Communicative Signals. Animals (Special Issue "Human Influences on the Behaviour and Welfare of Zoo Animals")

Dezecache G., Crockford C. & Zuberbühler K. (accepted). The development of communication in alarm contexts in wild chimpanzees. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology.

Dieuleveut, A.; Chemla, E.; and Spector, B. (in press). Distinctions between primary and secondary scalar implicatures. Journal of Memory and Language.

Geraci, Carlo, Robert, Bayley, Anna, Cardinaletti, Carlo, Cecchetto & Caterina Donati: to appear, Variation in Italian Sign Language (LIS): The case of Wh-signs. Linguistics.

Homer, Vincent (to appear). Neg-raising and Positive Polarity: The View from Modals. Semantics and Pragmatics.

Homer, Vincent (to appear). Domains of Polarity Items. Journal of Semantics.

Schlenker, Philippe: to appear, Gestural Grammar. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory. 

Schlenker, Philippe: to appear, Iconic Presuppositions.  Natural Language & Linguistic Theory

Spector, Benjamin & Fox, Danny (in press). Economy and Embedded Exhaustification Natural Language Semantics.

Strickland, B., Silver, I., & Keil, F. (to appear). The texture of causes and effects: Domain specificity in causal reasoning. Memory & Cognition.

Verheyen, S., Dewil, S., & Egré, P. Subjectivity in gradable adjectives: The case of tall and heavy. To appear in Mind & Language.


Commier S. & Berthet M. (2019) “Commentary: Titi semantics: context and meaning in Titi monkey call sequences”, Frontiers in Psychology, 10:512, doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00512

Kuhn. (2019). Pluractionality and distributive numerals. Language and Linguistics Compass, 13(2), e12309.

Maldonado, M.; Chemla, E.; and Dunbar, E. Mouse tracking as a window into decision making. Behavior Research Methods,1–17. 2 2019.

Maldonado, M.; Chemla, E.; and Spector, B. Revealing abstract semantic mechanisms through priming: the distributive/collective contrast. Cognition, 182: 171-176. 2019.

Mertz, J., Surreault, A., van de Waal, E., & Botting, J. (2019). Primates are living links to our past: The contribution of comparative studies with wild vervet monkeys to the field of social cognition. Cortex

Schlenker, Philippe: 2019, Gestural Cosuppositions within the Transparency Theory. Linguistic Inquiry 50, 4: 873-884

Schlenker, Philippe: 2019, Gestural Semantics: Replicating the typology of linguistic inferences with pro- and post-speech gestures.  Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 37, 2: 735–784.

Schlenker, Philippe: 2019, Prolegomena to Music Semantics. Review of Philosophy & Psychology 10 (1): 35-111. 

Schlenker, Philippe and Lamberton, Jonathan: 2019, Iconic Plurality. Linguistics & Philosophy 42: 45-108 

Schlenker, Philippe: 2019, What is Super Semantics? Philosophical Perspectives 32, 1: 365-453 (invited contribution)

Tieu, Lyn; Schlenker, Philippe; Chemla, Emmanuel: 2019, Inferences Without Words. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 116 (20) 9796-9801.

Berthet, M., Neumann, C., Mesbahi, G., Cäsar Damas, C., & Zuberbuhler, K. (2018). Contextual encoding in titi monkey alarm call sequences. Behavioral Ecology and Sociobiology, 72, [8]. DOI: 10.1007/s00265-017-2424-z

Buccola, B.; Dautriche, I.; and Chemla, E. Competition and symmetry in an artificial word learning task. Frontiers in Psychology. 2018.

Denić, M.; Chemla, E.; and Tieu, L. Intervention effects in NPI licensing: a quantitative assessment of the scalar implicature explanation. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 3(1): 49. 2018.

Dezecache, G., & Berthet, M. (2018). Working hypotheses on the meaning of general alarm calls. Animal Behaviour, 142, 113-118.

Kuhn, Jeremy, Sumir Keenan, Kate Arnold, and Alban Lemasson (2018). On the -oo suffix of Campbell's monkeys. Linguistic Inquiry, 49(1).

Schlenker, Philippe: 2018, Gesture Projection and Cosuppositions. Linguistics & Philosophy 41, 3:295–365.

Schlenker, Philippe: 2018, Iconic Pragmatics. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory 36, 3:877–936

Schlenker, Philippe: 2018, Locative Shift. Glossa

Schlenker, Philippe: 2018. Visible Meaning: Sign Language and the Foundations of Semantics. Theoretical Linguistics 44(3-4): 123–208

Schlenker, Philippe: 2018, Sign Language Semantics: Problems and Prospects [replies to peer commentaries]. Theoretical Linguistics 44(3-4): 295–353

Schlenker, Philippe: 2018, Strong Pronominals in ASL and LSF? Sign Language & Linguistics. 21, 2: 380-390

Schlenker, Philippe, and Chemla, Emmanuel: 2018, 
Gestural AgreementNatural Language & Linguistic Theory. 36, 2: 87–625587.

Strickland, Brent and Chemla, Emmanuel: 2018. Cross-linguistic regularities and learner biases reflect ``core'' mechanics. PLOS ONE, 13(1): 1–20. 

Tieu, Lyn, Robert Pasternak, Philippe Schlenker, & Emmanuel Chemla: 2018, Co-speech gesture projection: Evidence from inferential judgments.
Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 3(1): 109. 2018.

White, A., Storms, G., Malt, B. C., & Verheyen, S. (2018). Mind the generation gap: Differences between young and old in the representation of everyday lexical categories. Journal of Memory and Language, 98, 12-25.


Aristodemo, V. & Geraci, C. 2017. Visible degrees in Italian Sign Language. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory.

Charnavel, I. and Chemla, E. 2017. More Hybrid Agreement: simultaneous agreement with two competing triggers. Snippets, 31: 7-8.

Chemla, Emmanuel, Egré, Paul & Spector, Benjamin. 2017. Characterizing Logical Consequence in many-valued logic. Journal of Logic and Computation27(7): 2193-2226.

Chemla, Emmanuel, Cummins, Chris & Singh, Raj, 2017. Training and timing local scalar enrichments under global pragmatic pressures. Journal of Semantics, 34(1): 107-126.

Cremers, A and Chemla, E. 2017. Experiments on the acceptability and possible readings of questions embedded under emotive-factives. Natural Language Semantics, 25(3): 223-261.

Cremers, Alexandre, Tieu, Lyn & Chemla, Emmanuel. 2017. Children's exhaustive readings of questions. Language AcquisitionA Journal of Developmental Linguistics, 24(4): 343-360.

Dezecache G., Wilke C., Richi N., Neumann N. & Zuberbühler K. (2017). Skin temperature and reproductive condition in wild female chimpanzees. PeerJ, 5: e4116.

Dezecache G., Grèzes J., & Dahl C.D. (2017). The nature and distribution of affiliative behaviour during exposure to mild threat. Royal Society Open Science, 4: 170265.

Dezecache G., Zuberbühler K., Davila-Ross M. & Dahl C.D. (2017). Skin temperature changes in wild chimpanzees upon hearing vocalizations of conspecifics. Royal Society Open Science, 4: 160816.

Egré, Paul 2017. Vague Judgment: a Probabilistic Account. Synthese, 194 (10): 3837–3865.

Georgi, Doreen & Salzmann, Martin, 2017. The matching effect in resumption: a local analysis based on Case attraction and top-down derivation. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory, 35(1): 61-98. 

Hansen, N. and Chemla, E. 2017. Color Adjectives, Standards, and Thresholds: An Experimental Investigation. Lingusitics & Philosophy, 40(3): 239-278.

Kuhn, Jeremy (2017). Dependent indefinites: the view from sign languageJournal of Semantics, 34(3), 407-446. DOI: 10.1093/jos/ffx007

Kuhn, Jeremy and Aristodemo, Valentina (2017). Pluractionality, iconicity, and scope in French Sign LanguageSemantics & Pragmatics10(6). DOI: 10.3765/sp.10.6

Maldonado, M., Chemla, E. and Spector, B. 2017. Priming plural ambiguities. Journal of Memory and Languages, 95: 89-101.

Maldonado, M, Spector, B. and Chemla, E. 2017. Priming methods in semantics and pragmatics. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40.

Mercier H., Dezecache G. & Scott-Phillips T. (2017). Strategically communicating minds. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 26(5), 411416.

Pelofi, Claire, Gardelle, Vincent, Egré, Paul & Pressnitzer, Daniel. 2017. Interindividual Variability in Auditory Scene Analysis Revealed by Confidence JudgmentsPhilosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, vol. 372, issue 1714.

Ruytenbeek Nicolas, Steven Verheyen and Benjamin Spector. 2017. Asymmetric inference towards the antonym: Experiments into the polarity and morphology of negated adjectives. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics 2(1): 92. 1–27, DOI:

Schlenker, Philippe: 2017, Sign Language and the Foundations of Anaphora. Annual Review of Linguistics, 3:149–77

Schlenker, Philippe: 2017, Super Monsters I. Semantics & Pragmatics, Volume 10.

Schlenker, Philippe: 2017, Super Monsters II. Semantics & Pragmatics, Volume 10.

Schlenker, Philippe: 2017, Iconic Enrichments: Signs vs. Gestures [Short Commentary].  Behavioral and Brain Sciences 41-42.

Schlenker, Philippe: 2017, Outline of Music Semantics. Music Perception 35, 1: 3-37 DOI: 10.1525/mp.2017.35.1.

Schlenker, P.Chemla, E., Cäsar, C., Ryder, R., and Zuberbühler, K. 2017. Titi semantics: Context and meaning in Titi monkey call sequences. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory, 35(1): 271-298.

Spector, Benjamin and Yasutada Sudo,  Presupposed ignorance and exhaustivity: how scalar implicatures and presuppositions interactLinguistics and Philosophy (2017) 40: 473.

Strickland, B., Aristodemo, V., Kuhn, J., & Geraci, C (2017). The categorical role of structurally iconic signs. Short commentary on Goldin-Meadow and Brentari (2017), Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 40.

Tieu, Lyn; Pasternak, Robert ; Schlenker, Philippe;  Chemla, Emmanuel (2017); Co-speech gesture projection: Evidence from truth-value judgment and picture selection tasks. Glossa, 2(1): 102. 2017.

Tieu, Lyn; Yatsushiro, Kazuko; Cremers, Alexandre; Romoli, Jacopo; Sauerland, Uli; & Chemla, Emmanuel. 2017. On the role of alternatives in the acquisition of simple and complex disjunctions in French and Japanese. Journal of Semantics, 34(1): 127-152.


Bott, Lewis & Chemla, Emmanuel, 2016. Shared and distinct mechanisms in deriving linguistic enrichment. Journal of Memory and Language.

Buccola, Brian & Spector, Benjamin. Modified numerals and maximalityLinguistics & Philosophy.

Chemla, Emmanuel & George, B. R., 2016. Can we agree about agree?. Review of Philosophy and Psychology7(1): 243-264.

Cremers, Alexandre & Chemla, Emmanuel, 2016. A psycholinguistic study of the exhaustive readings of embedded questions. Journal of Semantics33(1): 49-85.

Dautriche, Isabelle & Chemla, Emmanuel, 2016. What Homophones Say about Words. PLoS ONE11(9): e0162176.

Dautriche, I., Chemla, E., and Christophe, A. 2016. Word Learning: Homophony and the Distribution of Learning Exemplars. Language Learning and Development, 12(3): 231-251.

de Carvalho, Alex; Lidz, Jeffrey; Tieu, Lyn; Bleam, Tonia; & Christophe, Anne. 2016. English-speaking preschoolers can use phrasal prosody for syntactic parsing. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters 139(6), 216-222.

Kuhn, 2016. ASL Loci: Variables or Features? Journal of Semantics, 33(3): 449-491. DOI: 10.1093/jos/ffv005 

Schlenker, Philippe: 2016, Featural Variables.  Natural Language & Linguistic Theory.  DOI 10.1007/s11049-015-9323-7

Schlenker, Philippe; Chemla, Emmanuel; Arnold, Kate; Zuberbühler, Klaus, 2016, Pyow-Hack Revisited: Two Analyses of Putty-nosed Monkey Alarm CallsLingua.

Schlenker, Philippe; Aristodemo, Valentina; Ducasse, Ludovic; Lamberton, Jonathan; Santoro, Mirko: 2016,  The Unity of Focus: Evidence from Sign Language (ASL and LSF). Linguistic Inquiry 47, 2:363-381.

Schlenker, PhilippeChemla, Emmanuel; Schel, Anne; Fuller, James ; Gautier, Jean-PierreKuhn, Jeremy; Veselinovic, Dunja; Arnold, Kate ; Cäsar, Cristiane ; Keenan, Sumir; Lemasson, Alban; Ouattara, Karim; Ryder, Robin; Zuberbühler, Klaus: 2016, Formal Monkey Linguistics.Target article in Theoretical Linguistics.

Schlenker, PhilippeChemla, Emmanuel; Schel, Anne; Fuller, James ; Gautier, Jean-PierreKuhn, Jeremy; Veselinovic, Dunja; Arnold, Kate ; Cäsar, Cristiane ; Keenan, Sumir; Lemasson, Alban; Ouattara, Karim; Ryder, Robin; Zuberbühler, Klaus: 2016, Formal Monkey Linguistics: the Debate. (Replies to commentaries)  Theoretical Linguistics.

Schlenker, PhilippeChemla, Emmanuel; Zuberbühler, Klaus: 2016, What do Monkey Calls Mean? Trends in Cognitive Sciences  20,12: 894–904.

Spector, Benjamin. Comparing Exhausitivity OperatorsSemantics and Pragmatics 9:11,  doi:10.3765/sp.9.11

Strickland, B. (2016). Language reflects core cognition: A new theory on the origin of cross-linguistic regularities. Cognitive Science, online ahead of print DOI: 10.1111/cogs.12332

Tieu, Lyn & Lidz, Jeffrey. 2016. NPI licensing and beyond: Children’s knowledge of the semantics of anyLanguage Acquisition 23(4), 311-332. 

Tieu, Lyn; Romoli, Jacopo; Zhou, Peng; & Crain, Stephen. 2016. Children’s knowledge of free choice inferences and scalar implicatures. Journal of Semantics 33(2), 269298.

Versteegh, Kuhn, Synnaeve, RavauxChemla, Cäsar, Fuller, Murphy, Schel, and Dunbar (2016). Classification and automatic transcription of primate callsJournal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(1), EL26–EL30. DOI: 10.1121/1.4954887

White, A., Storms, G., Malt, B. C., & Verheyen, S. (2016). Between versus within-language differences in linguistic categorization. In J. Trueswell, A. Papafragou, D. Grodner, & D. Mirman, (Eds.), Proceedings of the 38th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society (pp. 1955-1960). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

Cecchetto, Carlo , Checchetto, Alessandra, Geraci, Carlo, Santoro Mirko & Zucchi, Sandro, 2015. The syntax of predicate ellipsis in Italian Sign Language (LIS), Lingua, Available online 30 January 2015, ISSN 0024-3841,

Chemla, EmmanuelEgré, Paul & Schlenker, Philippe, 2015. Predicting moral judgments from causal judgments. Psychological Philosophy 28(1): 21-48.

Chemla, Emmanuel & Bott, Lewis, 2015. Structural priming to study scopal representations and operations. Linguistic Inquiry 46(1): 157-172.

Cobreros, Pablo, Egré, Paul, Ripley, David & van Rooij, Robert, 2015. Pragmatic Interpretations of Vague Expressions: Strongest Meaning and Nonmonotonic ConsequenceJournal of Philosophical Logic, 44 (4): 375-393.

Crnič, Luka, Emmanuel, Chemla & Danny, Fox, 2015. Scalar implicatures of embedded disjunctionNatural Language Semantics, 23(4): 271-305.

Egré, Paul, 2015. Borderline Cases, Incompatibilism, and Plurivaluationism. Philosophy and Phenomenological Research 90 (2):457-466,

Egré, Paul & Cova, Florian, 2015. Moral asymmetries and the semantics of ``many''. Semantics and Pragmatics 8(13): 1-45.

Egré, Paul, 2015. Vagueness: Why do We Believe in Tolerance?, Journal of Philosophical Logic 44 (6): 663-679.

Geraci, Carlo, Bayley, Robert, Cardinaletti, Anna, Cecchetto Carlo & Donati, Caterina, 2015. Variation in Italian Sign Language (LIS): The Case of Wh-signs. Linguistics 53(1): 125-151. DOI: 10.1515/ling-2014-0031.

Hansen, Nat & Chemla, Emmanuel, 2015. Linguistic Experiments and Ordinary Language Philosophy. Ratio, 28(4): 422-445.

Križ, Manuel & Chemla, Emmanuel, 2015. “Two methods to find truth value gaps and their application to the projection problem of homogeneity”Natural Language Semantics 23/3, pp. 205–248.

Marty, Paul, Chemla, Emmanuel & Spector, Benjamin, 2015. Phantom readings: the case of modified numerals. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience 30(4): 462-477.

Schlenker, Philippe: 2015, Gradient and Iconic Features in ASL (squib). Snippets (Issue 29) doi: 10.7358/snip-2015-029-schl  

Schlenker, Philippe: 2015, Gestural Presuppositions (squib). Snippets (Issue 30) doi: 10.7358/snip-2015-030-schl 

Schlenker, PhilippeChemla, Emmanuel, Cäsar, Cristiane, Ryder, Robin & Zuberbühler, Klaus, 2015. Titi semantics: Context and meaning in Titi monkey call sequences. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory: 1-28.

Spector, Benjamin, 2015. Multivalent Semantics for vagueness and presupposition. Topoï, published on line 25 Jan. 2015, doi: 10.1007/s11245-014-9292-1

Spector, Benjamin & Egré, Paul. A Uniform Semantics for Embedded Interrogatives: An answer, not necessarily The answer. Synthese 192(6): 1729-1784doi: 10.1007/s11229-015-0722-4

Strickland, BrentGeraci, CarloChemla, EmmanuelSchlenker, Philippe; Kelepir, Meltem; Pfau, Roland: 2015, Event representations constrain the structure of language: Sign language as a window into universally accessible linguistic biases. PNAS

Tieu, Lyn. 2015. Isomorphism for 'all' (but not 'both'): Floating as a means to investigate scope. Language Acquisition 22(3), 310-325. 


Burnett, Heather, 2014. A Delineation Solution to the Puzzles of Absolute Adjectives. Linguistics & Philosophy 37(1): 1-39.

Cobreros, Pablo, Egré, Paul, Ripley, David & van Rooij, Robert, 2014. Reaching Transparent Truth. Mind 122 (488): 841-866.

Chemla, Emmanuel & Bott, Lewis, 2014. Processing inferences at the semantics/pragmatics frontier: disjunctions and free choiceCognition 130(3): 380-396.

Chemla, Emmanuel & Singh, Raj, 2014. Remarks on the experimental turn in the study of scalar implicatures, Part I. Language and Linguistics Compass 8(9): 373-386. DOI: 10.1111/lnc3.12081

Chemla, Emmanuel & Singh, Raj, 2014. Remarks on the experimental turn in the study of scalar implicatures, Part II. Language and Linguistics Compass 8(9): 387-399.

Dautriche, Isabelle & Chemla, Emmanuel, 2014. Cross-situational word learning in the right situations. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Memory and Language 40(3): 892-903.

Egré, Paul & Barberousse, Anouk, 2014. Borel on the Heap. Erkenntnis 79: 1043-1079.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2014. Iconic Features.  Natural Language Semantics 22(4): 299-356.

Schlenker, Philippe, Chemla, Emmanuel, Arnold, Kate, Lemasson, Alban, Ouattara, Karim , Keenan, Sumir , Stephan, Claudia, Ryder, Robin, Zuberbühler, Klaus, 2014. Monkey Semantics: Two 'Dialects' of Campbell's Monkey Alarm Calls. Linguistics & Philosophy  37(6): 439-501.  DOI 10.1007/s10988-014-9155-7 

Spector, Benjamin, 2014. Global Positive Polarity Items and Obligatory ExhaustivitySemantics and Pragmatics 7(11):1-61, doi:10.3765/sp.7.11


Branchini, Chiara, Cardinaletti, Anna, Cecchetto, Carlo, Donati, Caterina & Geraci, Carlo, 2013Wh-duplication in Italian sign language (LIS), Sign language and Linguistics 16(2): 157-188. 

Chemla, EmmanuelEgré, Paul & Schlenker, Philippe, 2013. Moral judgments and semantic judgments: a case study (Comments on Mikhail). Jerusalem Review of Legal Studies. doi: 10.1093/jrls/jls013

Chemla, Emmanuel & Bott, Lewis, 2013. Processing presuppositions: dynamic semantics vs. pragmatic enrichmentLanguage and Cognitive Processes 28(3): 241-260.

Egré, Paul, de Gardelle, Vincent & Ripley, David, 2013. Vagueness and Order Effects in Color Categorization. Journal of Logic, Language and Information 42(1): 137-160.

Hansen, Nat & Chemla, Emmanuel, 2013. Experimenting with Contextualism. Mind and Language 28(3): 287-322
DOI: 10.1111/mila.12019

Marty, Paul & Chemla, Emmanuel, 2013. Only implicatures under memory load. Frontiers in Psychology 4(403).

Marty, Paul, Chemla, Emmanuel & Spector, Benjamin, 2013. Interpreting Numerals and Scalar Items under Memory Load. Lingua 133: 152-163. (Pre-publication version)

Schlenker, Philippe, 2013. Temporal and Modal Anaphora in Sign Language (ASL). Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 31(1): 207-234.

Schlenker, Philippe, Lamberton, Jonathan & Santoro, Mirko, 2013. Iconic Variables. Linguistics & Philosophy 36(2): 91-149.

Schlenker, Philippe & Mathur, Gaurav, 2013. A Strong Crossover Effect in ASL (squib). Snippets 27. doi: 10.7358/snip-2013-027-schl

Schlenker, Philippe, 2013. Restrictor Set Readings Across Ontological Domains in ASL (squib). Snippets 28. doi: 10.7358/snip-2013-028-schl 

Spector, Benjamin, 2013. Bare Numerals and Scalar Implicatures. Language and Linguistics Compass. 7(5): 273-294.


Burnett, Heather. 2012. The Role of Microvariation in the Study of Semantic Universals: Adverbial Quantifiers in European and Québec French. Journal of Semantics 29: 1-38.

Chemla, EmmanuelHomer, Vincent & Rothschild, Daniel, 2012. Modularity and intuitions in formal semantics: the case of polarity items. Linguistics and Philosophy 34(6): 537-570.

Chemla, Emmanuel & Schlenker, Philippe, 2012. Incremental vs. Symmetric Accounts of Presupposition Projection: an Experimental Approach. Natural Language Semantics 20(2): 177-226.

Chinello, Alessandro, De Hevia, Maria Dolores, Geraci, Carlo & Girelli, Luisa, 2012. Finding the SNARC in signed numbers: Notational effects in accessing number representation, Functional Neurology 27(3): 177-185.

Cobreros, Pablo, Egré, Paul, Ripley, David & van Rooij, Robert, 2012. Tolerant, Classical, Strict. Journal of Philosophical Logic 41(2): 347-385.

Egré, Paul & Roy, Olivier, 2012. Les conventions sans la connaissance commune?. Klesis 24.

Egré, PaulPablo Cobreros, David Ripley & Robert van Rooij, 2012. Tolerance and Mixed Consequence in the S'valuationist setting. Studia Logica 100(4): 855-877.

Egré, PaulPablo Cobreros, David Ripley & Robert van Rooij, 2012. Tolerant, Classical, Strict. Journal of Philosophical Logic 41(2): 347-385.

Geraci, Carlo, 2012. Language Policy and Planning: The Case of Italian Sign Language. Sign Language Studies 12(4): 494-518.

Katz, Jonah, 2012. Compression effects in English. Journal of Phonetics 40 (3): 390-402.

Sambin, Sara, Marc, Teichmann, Ruth, De Diego Balaguer, Maria, Giavazzi, Dominique, Sportiche & Philippe, Schlenker, 2012.   "The role of the striatum in sentence processing:  Disentangling syntax from working memory in Huntington's disease." Neuropsychologia 50(11): 2625-35.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2012Maximize Presupposition and Gricean reasoning. Natural Language Semantics 20(4): 391-429.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2012. Informativity-based Maximality Conditions. Snippets 25.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2012. Complement Set Anaphora and Structural Iconicity in ASL. Snippets 25: 15-17.

Spector, Benjamin, 2012. Being Simultaneously an NPI and a PPI. Snippets 25.


Abrusan, Marta & Spector, Benjamin, 2011. A semantics for degree questions based on intervals: negative islands and their obviation. Journal of Semantics 28(1): 107-147.

Bolognini, Nadia, Cecchetto, Carlo, Geraci, Carlo, Maravita, Angelo, Pascual-Leone, Alvaro, & Papagno, Costanza, 2011. Hearing shapes our perception of time: temporal discrimination of tactile stimuli in deaf people. Journal of cognitive neuroscience 24(2): 276-286.

Chemla, Emmanuel, 2011. Expressible semantics for expressible counterfactuals. Review of Symbolic Logic 4(1): 63-80.

Chemla, Emmanuel, Homer, Vincent & Rothschild, Daniel, 2011. Modularity and intuitions in formal semantics: the case of polarity items. Linguistics and Philosophy 34(6): 537-570.

Chemla, Emmanuel & Spector, Benjamin, 2011. Experimental Evidence for Embedded Scalar Implicatures. Journal of Semantics 28(3): 359-400.

Douven, Igor & Dietz, Richard & Decock, Lieven & Egre, Paul, 2011. Vagueness: A conceptual spaces approach. Journal of Philosophical Logic 42(1): 137-160.

Egre, Paul & Cozic, Mikaël, 2011. If Clauses and Probability Operators. Topoi 30: 17-29.

Geraci, Carlo, Battaglia, Katia, Cardinaletti, Anna, Cecchetto, Carlo, Donati, Caterina, Giudice, Serena, Mereghetti, Emiliano, 2011. The LIS Corpus Project. A discussion of sociolinguistic variation in the Lexicon. Sign Language Studies 11(4): 528-574.

Gozzi, Marta, Geraci, Carlo, Cecchetto, Carlo, Perugini, Marco & Papagno, Costanza, 2011. Looking for an explanation for the low sign span. Is order involved?. Journal of deaf studies and deaf  education 16(1), 101-107.

Katz, Jonah, & Selkirk, Elisabeth. 2011. Contrastive focus vs. discourse-new: Evidence from phonetic prominence in English. Language 87 (4), 771-816.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2011. Singular Pronouns with Split Antecedents. Snippets 23: 13-15.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2011. DRT with Local Contexts. Natural Language Semantics 19(4): 373-392. DOI: 10.1007/s11050-011-9069-7

Schlenker, Philippe, 2011. The Proviso Problem: a Note. Natural Language Semantics. DOI: 10.1007/s11050-011-9072-z

Schlenker, Philippe, 2011. Presupposition Projection: Two Theories of Local Contexts – Part I. Language and Linguistics Compass. DOI: 10.1111/j.1749-818X.2011.00299.x

Schlenker, Philippe, 2011. Presupposition Projection: Two Theories of Local Contexts – Part II. Language and Linguistics Compass. DOI:10.1111/j.1749-818X.2011.00300.x

Schlenker, Philippe, 2011. Iconic Agreement. Invited commentary, Theoretical Linguistics 37(3-4): 223–234 (issue on Lillo-Martin and Meier’s  "On the linguistic status of 'agreement' in sign language").

Schlenker, Philippe, 2011. Donkey Anaphora: the View from Sign Language (ASL and LSF). Linguistics and Philosophy 34(4): 341-395.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2011. Generalized Bishop Sentences. Snippets 24: 13-15.

Sportiche, Dominique, 2011. French Relative qui, Linguistic Inquiry 42(1): 83-124.


Aloni, Maria & Egré, Paul, 2010. Alternative questions and knowledge attributions. The Philosophical Quarterly 60(238): 1-27.

Egre, Paul & Bonnay, Denis, 2010. Vagueness, Uncertainty and Degrees of Clarity. Synthese 174(1): 47-78.

Geraci, Carlo. 2010. Tracing direction to contact. Commentary on Wiblur (1985). Sign Language & Linguistics 13(1): 222-227.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2010. Presuppositions and Local Contexts. Mind 119(474):  377-391. Also appears on the Philosopher’s Annual 

Schlenker, Philippe, 2010. Super Liars. Review of Symbolic Logic 3(3): 374-414.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2010. A Phonological Condition that Targets Discontinuous Syntactic Units: ma/mon suppletion in French. Snippets 22: 11-13.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2010. Local Contexts and Local Meanings. Philosophical Studies 151(1): 115-142 (special issue on Stalnaker’s “Assertion”).

Before 2010

Aoun, Joseph, Elabbas, Benmamoun & Dominique, Sportiche, 1999. Further Remarks on First Conjunct Agreement. Linguistic Inquiry 30(4): 669-681.

Aoun, Joseph, Elabbas, Benmamoun & Dominique, Sportiche, 1994. Agreement, Word Order and Conjunction in Several Varieties of Arabic. Linguistic Inquiry 25(2): 195-221.

Aoun, Joseph & Dominique, Sportiche, 1982/83. On the Formal Theory of Government. Linguistic Review 2(3): 211-237.

Aoun, Joseph, Norbert, Hornstein & Dominique, Sportiche, 1981. Some Aspects of Wide Scope Quantification. Journal of Linguistic Research 1(3): 69-95.

Bonnay, Denis & Egré, Paul, 2009. Inexact Knowledge with Introspection. Journal of Philosophical Logic 38(2): 179-228.

Cecchetto, Carlo, Geraci, Carlo & Zucchi, Sandro, 2009. Another way to mark syntactic dependencies. The case for right peripheral specifiers in sign languages. Language 85(2): 278-320.

Cecchetto, Carlo, Geraci, Carlo & Zucchi, Sandro, 2006. Strategies of relativization in Italian Sign Language. Natural Language & Linguistic Theory. Springer, 24(4): 945-975.

Chemla, Emmanuel, 2009. Presuppositions of quantified sentences: experimental data. Natural Language Semantics17(4): 299-340.

Chemla, Emmanuel, 2009. Universal implicatures and free choice effects: experimental data. Semantics and Pragmatics 2(2): 1-33.

Chemla, Emmanuel, 2008. An Epistemic Step for Anti-Presuppositions. Journal of Semantics 25(2): 141-173.

Chemla, Emmanuel, 2008. Transparency Theory: Empirical Issues and Psycholinguistic Routes. Theoretical Linguistics 34(3): 229-236.

Chemla, Emmanuel, 2007. French both: a gap in the theory of antipresupposition. Snippets 15: 4-5.

Dokic, Jérôme & Egré, Paul, 2009. Margin for error and transparency of knowledge. Synthese 166(1): 1-20.

Geraci, Carlo, 2009. Epenthesis in Italian Sign Language. Sign Language & Linguistics 12(1): 3-51.

Geraci, Carlo, Gozzi, Marta, Papagno, Costanza & Cecchetto, Carlo, 2008. How grammar can cope with limited short-term memory: Simultaneity and seriality in sign languages. Cognition 106: 780-804.

Geraci, Carlo, 2007. Comparative Correlatives in Italian Sign Language. Traitement Automatique des Langues 48(3): 55-92. 

Koopman, Hilda & Dominique, Sportiche, 1986. A note on Long Extraction in Vata and the ECP. Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 4(3): 357-374.

Koopman Hilda & Dominique, Sportiche, 1989. Pronouns, Logical Variables and Logophoricity in Abe. Linguistic Inquiry 20(4): 555-589.

Koopman Hilda & Dominique, Sportiche, 1991. The Position of Subjects. Lingua 85.2/3, The Syntax of VSO Languages, J. Mc Closkey, ed., 211-259.

Koopman Hilda & Dominique, Sportiche, 1983. Variables and the Bijection Principle. Linguistic Review 2(3): 139-160.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2003. Clausal Equations (A Note on the Connectivity Problem). Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 21: 157-214.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2003. A Plea for Monsters. Linguistics & Philosophy  26: 29-120.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2004. Context of Thought and Context of Utterance (A Note on Free Indirect Discourse and the Historical Present). Mind & Language 19(3): 279-304.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2004. Person and Binding: A Partial Survey. Italian Journal of Linguistics/Rivista di Linguistica 16(1): 155-218.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2004. Conditionals as Definite Descriptions (A Referential Analysis). Research on Language and Computation 2: 417–462.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2005. Non-Redundancy: Towards A Semantic Reinterpretation of Binding Theory. Natural Language Semantics 13(1): 1-92.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2006. Scopal Independence: A Note on Branching & Island-Escaping Readings of Indefinites & Disjunctions. Journal of Semantics 21: 281-314.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2006. Ontological Symmetry in Language: A Brief Manifesto. Mind & Language 21(4): 504-539.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2007. The Elimination of Self-Reference (Generalized Yablo-Series and the Theory of Truth). Journal of Philosophical Logic 36(3): 251-307.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2007. How to Eliminate Self-Reference: A Précis. Synthese 158(1): 127-138.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2007. Anti-Dynamics (Presupposition Projection Without Dynamic Semantics).  Journal of Logic, Language and Information 16(3): 325-256.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2007. Expressive Presuppositions. Invited commentary on C. Pott’s ‘Expressive Dimension’.  Theoretical Linguistics 33(2): 237-246.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2008. Be Articulate: A Pragmatic Theory of Presupposition Projection. Theoretical Linguistics 34(3): 157-212.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2008. Presupposition Projection: Explanatory Strategies. Theoretical Linguistics 34(3): 287-316.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2009. Anselm’s Argument and Berry’s Paradox". Noûs 43(2):  214-223.

Schlenker, Philippe, 2009. Local Contexts. Semantics & Pragmatics 2(3): 1-78. doi: 10.3765/sp.2.3 

Spector, Benjamin, 2008. An unnoticed reading for wh-questions: elided quantified answers and weak islands.  Linguistic Inquiry 39: 4: 677-686.

Spector, Benjamin, 2004. Indefinites in subject position are positive polarity items. Snippets 9: 13-14.

Sportiche, Dominique, 1989. Le Mouvement Syntaxique: Constraintes et Parametres. Langages 95: 35-80.

Sportiche, Dominique, 1988. A Theory of Floating Quantifiers and its Corollaries for Constituent Structure. Linguistic Inquiry 19(3): 425-451.

Sportiche, Dominique, 1986. Zibun. Linguistic Inquiry 17(2): 369-374.

Sportiche, Dominique, 1985. Remarks on Crossover. Linguistic Inquiry 16(3): 460 472.

Sportiche, Dominique, 1981. Bounding nodes in French. The Linguistic Review 1(2): 219-246.