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Tedeschi, Philip J. 1981. Some evidence for a branching-futures semantic model. In Tedeschi, Philip J. and Annie Zaenen, eds. Syntax and semantics 14: Tense and aspect. Academic Press. pp. 239–269.
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Language as a subject


T. argues for the use of a branching (as opposed to linear) time model for the analysis of aspectual operators. The evaluation of conditionals in this model is considered and a simplification of the pragmatic analysis of 'before' brought about by this model is discussed.