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FT-13218-77

Michael R. Bennett
University of Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, PA 15260-6133)

The Syntax and Semantics of Questions

To investigate the syntax and semantics of questions in English from a logical point of view. PI believes that the syntax of questions essentially involves transformations, and that such syntactic processes cannot be formalized easily. The major results of the research, therefore, will be in the area of semantics.

Project fields:
Philosophy, General

Program:
Summer Stipends

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$2,500 (approved)
$2,500 (awarded)

Grant period:
6/1/1977 – 8/31/1977