Contribution to Book
Modal Comparisons: Two Dilettantes in Search of an ExpertThe Art and Craft of Semantics: A Festschrift for Irene Heim. (2014)
In this short squib for Irene Heim's birthday, Kai von Fintel and I describe a few puzzles about the German comparative form “eher” in metalinguistic and modal comparisons and ask Irene to help us solve them.
- Modal Comparisons,
- Metalinguistic Comparisons,
- Epistemic Comparatives,
- German "eher"
EditorLuka Crnic and Uli Sauerland
PublisherMIT Working Papers in Linguistics (MITWPL)
Citation Informationvon Fintel, Kai & Angelika Kratzer (2014). Modal Comparisons: Two Dilettantes in Search of an Expert. In Luka Crnic and Uli Sauerland (eds.): The Art and Craft of Semantics: A Festschrift for Irene Heim. MITWPL 70, 175-179. Note that "dilettantes" is misspelled in the published title. We didn't spot this in time, but think the typo shouldn't live on.