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Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Irene Heim :: Publications

Definiteness and Indefiniteness. In K. v. Heusinger, C. Maienborn, P. Portner (eds.) Handbook of Semantics, Berlin: de Gruyter, in press.

Forks in the Road to Rule I. In A. Schardl, M. Walkow, M. Abdurrahman (eds.), Proceedings of NELS 38, GLSA Univ. of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2009, pp. 256 - 284.

Decomposing Antonyms? In A. Grønn (ed.): Proceedings of SuB12, Oslo: ILOS 2008 (ISBN 978-82-92800-00-3), 2008, pp. 212 - 225.

Features on Bound Pronouns. In D. Adger, S. Bejar, and D. Harbour (eds.), Phi Theory: Phi Features across Interfaces and Modules, Oxford University Press, 2008.

"Little". In Proceedings of SALT 16, CLC, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, 2007. Remarks on Comparative Clauses as Generalized Quantifiers, 2006.

(with Kai von Fintel) IIntensional Semantics (lecture notes). 2005.

Lecture Notes on Indexicality 2004.

Degree Operators and Scope. In C. Féry & W. Sternefeld (eds.) Audiatur Vox Sapientiae. A Festschrift for Arnim von Stechow, Berlin: Akademie Verlag, pp. 214-239, 2001.

Degree Operators and Scope. In B. Jackson & T. Matthews (eds.) Proceedings of SALT 10, Cornell Linguistics Club, Ithaca NY, pp. 40-64, 2000.

Notes on Superlatives, 1999.

Anaphora and Semantic Interpretation: A Reinterpretation of Reinhart's Approach. In O. Percus and U. Sauerland (eds.) The Interpretive Tract, MITWPL #25, pp. 205-246, 1998.

(with A. Kratzer) Semantics in Generative Grammar. Blackwell: Oxford, 324pp., 1998.

Predicates or Formulas? Evidence from Ellipsis. In A. Lawson (ed.) Proceedings of SALT 7, CLC, Cornell Univ., Ithaca, pp. 197-221, 1997.

Comments on Abusch's theory of tense. In H. Kamp (ed.) Ellipsis, Tense and Questions, DYANA Deliverable R2.2B, 1994

Interrogative Semantics and Karttunen's Semantics for 'know'. In R. Buchalla & A. Mittwoch (eds.) Proceedings of the Israeli Association for Theoretical Linguistics, Jerusalem, 1994.

Presupposition Projection and the Semantics of Attitude Verbs. Journal of Semantics, 9, pp. 183-221, 1992.

(with H. Lasnik & R. May) Reciprocity and Plurality. Linguistic Inquiry 22.1, pp.63 - 101, 1991.

(with H. Lasnik & R. May) On 'Reciprocal Scope'". Linguistic Inquiry 22.1, pp. 173 - 192, 1991.

E-Type Pronouns and Donkey Anaphora", Linguistics and Philosophy 13, pp. 137-177, 1990.

Artikel und Definitheit,. In A. v. Stechow and D. Wunderlich (eds.), Handbuch der Semantik, Berlin: de Gruyter, pp. 487-535, 1990.

Presupposition Projection. In R. van der Sandt (ed.) Reader for Nijmegen Workshop on Presupposition, University of Nijmegen, 1990.

The Semantics of Definite and Indefinite Noun Phrases. Garland Publishers: New York, 1988.

Where does the Definiteness Restriction Apply? - Evidence from the Definiteness of Variables", in A. ter Meulen and E. Reuland (eds.), The Representation of (In)definiteness, Cambridge: MIT Press, pp. 21-42, 1987.

Notes on Comparatives and Related Matters, 1985.

A Note on Negative Polarity and Downward Entailingness. Iin C. Jones and P. Sells (eds.), Proceedings of NELS 14, Amherst, pp.98-107, 1984

File Change Semantics and the Familiarity Theory of Definiteness," in R. Bäuerle, Ch. Schwarze, and A.v. Stechow (eds.), Meaning, Use, and Interpretation of Language, Berlin: de Gruyter, pp. 164-189, 1983. Reprinted in P. Portner & B. Partee (eds.), Formal Semantics: The Essential Readings, pp. 223 - 248, 2002.

On the Projection Problem for Presuppositions," in M. Barlow, D. Flickinger, and N. Wiegand (eds.), Proceedings of WCCFL 2, Stanford Univ., 1983, pp.114-125, 1983. Reprinted in S. Davis (ed.), Pragmatics, Oxford Univ.Press, Oxford, pp. 397 - 405, 1990. Also reprinted in P. Portner & B. Partee (eds.), Formal Semantics: The Essential Readings, Oxford: Blackwell, pp. 249 - 260, 2002.

Concealed questions. In R. Bäuerle, U. Egli, and A.v. Stechow (eds.), Semantics from Different Points of View, Berlin: Springer Verlag, pp. 51-60, 1979

Zum Verhältnis von Wahrheitsbedingungen-Semantik und Sprechakttheorie. Working paper #17 of the Sonderforschungsbereich 99, Univ. Konstanz, 106 pp., 1977.