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Parameters for the configuration of some qualitative SOME's

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In this article we maintain that the marker SOME, in constructions of the general form SOME N, refers to an operation of second-order determination or bracketing, relative to a notional domain. This may in turn be interpreted contextually as quantitative – in which case SOME brackets an amount of the notion in question – or qualitative – in which case SOME brackets a quality of the notion in question. Such qualitative uses may be categorised further into at least three subtypes, according to the type of determination involved : whichness (ipseity), whatness (quiddity) or howmuchness (intensity). The theoretical framework used is that of the Theory of Predicative and Enunciative Operations. The concept of second-order determination enables us to provide an innovative explanation for the different values of SOME as configurations of an abstract schematic form.

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hal-01296503 , version 1 (01-04-2016)

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Graham Ranger. Parameters for the configuration of some qualitative SOME's. CORELA - COgnition, REprésentation, LAngage, 2014, 12 (2). ⟨hal-01296503⟩

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