Situations, Alternatives, and the Semantics of 'Cases'

Linguistics and Philosophy:1-41 (forthcoming)
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This paper presents a systematic semantic study of constructions with the noun 'case'. It argues that 'cases' are situations acting as truthmakers within a sentential or epistemic case space. It develops a truthmaker-based alternative semantics of 'case'-constructions, based on Fine's recent truthmaker semantics.
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