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Heringer, James Tromp. 1969. Indefinite noun phrases and referential opacity. Papers from the Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society 5 : 89–97.
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H. argues that the distinction between specific and non-specific indefinite noun phrases boils down to a distinction between those noun phrases which carry a presupposition of 'existence' of a referent and those which do not. The evidence comes from their behavior in referentially opaque contexts.