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Kai von Fintel
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S&P is fully OA. Language, our sister journal, is OA with a 1 year delay. The March 2013 issue is now open access: http://www.linguisticsociety.org/content/language-vol-89-issue-1-march-2013. This includes the best paper in Language in 2013, by S&P editors David Beaver and Judith Tonhauser and their co-authors Craige Roberts and Mandy Simons.
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I agree: a great paper, indeed.
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Finally.
 
The first two papers of 2014 appeared in S&P (http://semprag.org) this morning: (i) Rojas-Esponda on “überhaupt” http://doi.org/rqh, (ii) Murray on kinds of updates http://doi.org/rqj.
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The S&P onslaught continues ...
 
New in S&P today: Brasoveanu, Farkas & Roelofsen on n-words: http://doi.org/njg
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Your weekend reading ...
 
Two new papers in S&P today:

1. Kathryn Davidson: "'And' or 'or': General use coordination in ASL". http://doi.org/ndx

2. Roni Katzir & Raj Singh: "A note on presupposition accommodation". http://doi.org/ndw
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+Zach B-S  for the first one
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First of many articles to come in 2013 (check the list of forthcoming papers on the site http://semprag.org) ...
 
New paper in S&P today by Knobe & Szabó: "Modals with a taste of the deontic". http://doi.org/kzt
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Another day. Another S&P article.
 
New in S&P this morning: Charlow and Sharvit on bound 'de re' pronouns (http://doi.org/rrc).
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This should keep you reading for the rest of the week.
 
Three new papers in S&P today.

"Epistemics and attitudes" by Pranav Anand & Valentine Hacquard (http://doi.org/n3t)

"Embedded scalars" by Bart Geurts & Bob van Tiel (http://doi.org/n3s)

"Experimenting with the king of France" by Márta Abrusán & Kriszta Szendrői (http://doi.org/n3w)
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New in S&P today: Büring & Križ on exhaustivity in clefts. http://doi.org/nfs
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We have a bunch of papers lined up to come out in the next two months. And more to come after. Authors are keeping us very busy.
 
New in S&P today: Asher & Lascarides on "Strategic conversation" http://doi.org/ncp. Many more to come in the next couple of months.
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Two MOOCs close to my area which I will follow as they happen: https://www.coursera.org/course/maththink https://www.coursera.org/course/mathphil
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The thinking one is by Devlin - I've read a little of his stuff, very interesting.  I'm kind of curious as to his pedagogy for this.  As someone who has tried and not always succeeded to train math majors how to think mathematically, I want to know whether this works.
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Professor of Linguistics at MIT / Associate Dean of MIT's School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences
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  • Professor of Linguistics at MIT
    Professor of Linguistics, 1993 - present
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Kroge, Germany - Walsrode, Germany - Münster, Germany - Cambridge, England - Köln, Germany - Amherst, MA - Northampton, MA - Watertown, MA - Cambridge, MA - Berlin, MA
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linguist at MIT, academic geek, runner, soccer fan
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I’m a professor of linguistics at MIT. I work on meaning. I am also Associate Dean of MIT’s School of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. I have a wife, two kids, two cats, and a dog. I live in an intentional community (Mosaic Commons Cohousing) in Berlin, Massachusetts. I am a runner. I like soccer, a lot. I was born on a cold winter’s night in a small village on the Lüneburg Heath in Northern Germany.
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  • University of Massachusetts Amherst
    Ph.D. Linguistics, 1988 - 1994
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