A Compositional Semantics for Multiple Focus by Manfred Krifka, Austinlsaarbriicken

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But what these [viz. e. De anima). e. as mental products, come to be, irrespective of their significative function. According to Simplicius and Boethius, these aspects do not belong to the subject matter of logic. 57 In particular the role of images (φαντάσματα) may be meant, which, although they usually accompany thoughts, are said (An. Ill 8, 432a 10-14) not to be the same as thoughts. But it is worth noticing that in De Anima, too the notion of'likeness' as associated with 'thought' should not be 55 Lit.

21 The structural limits of language Philosophers and linguists alike assume that there is a linguistic correlationship between language and thought. 3 9 This means that, 38 Metaph. Ε 2, 1026a33-b2; Κ 8, 1064bl5-16; Ν 2, 1089a7-9 and 16; cf. A 9, 992b 18-20. Phys. I 2, 185a21; I 3, 186a24-25; cf. III 6, 206a21. 39 Benveniste in his chapter 'Catégories de pensée et catégories de langue' (1966), esp. 73f. v. ; 186-90. However, pace Rehn (11), our use of the concept of 'parallelism' does not imply the assumption that Aristotle consciously takes the real and the linguistic domain to be separate.

94 Ruijgh (1984, 267; cf. 1979, 59) rightly underlines that the locative connotation is included in the semantic value of είναι, so that there is no need to add a word corresponding to the atonic 'there' in English (French atonic 'y', Dutch atonic 'er').

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