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Name: David  Nicolas
Institution: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://d.a.nicolas.free.fr/research/
State and/or Country: France   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Semantics
Specialty: Semantics
Subject Language(s): English
French
Selected Publications: Caudal, P. & Nicolas, D. (2005). 'Event structure, degree structure and degree adverbials'. In C. Maienborn & A. Wöllstein (eds.), Event Arguments: Foundations and Applications. Tübingen: Niemeyer.
De Brabanter, P., Nicolas, D., Stojanovic, I. & Villanueva Fernandez, N. (2007). 'Les usages déférentiels'. In Bouvier, A. & Conein, B. (eds.) L’épistémologie sociale. Une théorie sociale de la connaissance. Paris : EHESS, pp. 139-162.
Justo, D., Dutant, J., Hardy-Vallée, B., Nicolas, D. & Sylvand, B. (2003). 'Delegation, subdivision, and modularity: how rich is conceptual structure?' Commentaire sur l’ouvrage de R. Jackendoff, Foundations of language. Brain and Behavioral Sciences, Vol. 26, N°6.
Lefeuvre, F. & Nicolas, D. (2003). 'La phrase averbale existentielle et la distinction aspectuelle télique / atélique'. Revue de Sémantique et Pragmatique, N°14.
Linnebo, Ø. & Nicolas, D. (2008). 'Superplurals in English'. Analysis 68, 3, 186-197.
Nicolas, D. (2002). La distinction entre noms massifs et noms comptables. Aspects linguistiques et conceptuels. Louvain : Éditions Peeters.
Nicolas, D. (2002). 'La catégorisation des noms communs : massifs et comptables '. In J. François et F. Cordier (eds.), Catégorisation et langage. Hermès.
Nicolas, D. (2004). 'Is there anything characteristic about the meaning of a count noun?' Revue de la Lexicologie 18-19.
Nicolas, D. (2004). 'The semantics of nouns derived from gradable adjectives'. In C. Meier & M. Weisgerber (eds.), Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung 8 (http://web.uni-frankfurt.de/fb10/SuB8).
Nicolas, D. (2006). 'L’ambiguïté'. In Godard, D., Roussarie, L. & Corblin, F. (eds.), Sémanticlopédie : dictionnaire de sémantique, GDR Sémantique & Modélisation, CNRS, http://www.semantique-gdr.net/dico/
Nicolas, D. (2006). 'La compositionalité : questions conceptuelles'. In Godard, D., Roussarie, L. & Corblin, F. (eds.), Sémanticlopédie : dictionnaire de sémantique, GDR Sémantique & Modélisation, CNRS, http://www.semantique-gdr.net/dico/
Nicolas, D. (2006). 'La distinction massif / comptable'. In Godard, D., Roussarie, L. & Corblin, F. (eds.), Sémanticlopédie : dictionnaire de sémantique, GDR Sémantique & Modélisation, CNRS, http://www.semantique-gdr.net/dico/
Nicolas, D. (2008). 'Mass nouns and plural logic'. In M. Aloni, P. Dekker & F. Roelofsen (eds.), Proceedings of the 16th Amsterdam Colloquium. Palteam.
Nicolas, D. (2008). 'Mass nouns and plural logic'. Linguistics & Philosophy 31 : 211-244.
Nicolas, D. (2009). 'Mereological essentialism, composition, and stuff'. Erkenntnis 71.
Nicolas, D. (2010). 'Towards a semantics of mass expressions derived from gradable expressions'. Recherches Linguistiques de Vincennes 39 : 163-198.
Nicolas, D. (2011). “Review of Pelletier, J.F. (ed), Kinds, Things, and Stuff (OUP)”. Language (Journal of the Linguistic Society of America).
Courses Taught: The semantics of plurals and mass nouns
The history of the English language
Introduction to language
Introduction to phonology, morphology and syntax



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