The study also highlights the constructs of current linguistic theory, arguing for distinctive features and the notion 'onset' and against some of the claims of Optimality Theory and Usage-based accounts.
The importance of Henk Zeevat's new monograph cannot be overstated. [...] I recommend it to anyone who combines interests in language, logic, and computation [...]. David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin
Studies in the Semantics of Generic Noun Phrases
This dissertation is concerned with the representation of generic NPs. Topics discussed: the semantics of bare plurals, the analysis of NPs that contain common nouns such as 'kind,' 'sort,' and 'type.'