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Partee and Borschev, Tarragona 3, April 15, 2005Tarragona_05_Lec3.doc Page 1Semantic Types and Type-shifting. Conjunction and Type Ambiguity. NounPhrase Interpretation and Type-Shifting Principles.Barbara H. Partee, University of Massachusetts, AmherstVladimir Borschev, VINITI, Russian Academy of Sciences, and Univ. of Massachusetts, [email protected], [email protected]; http://people.umass.edu/partee/Universidad Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, April 15, 20051. Linguistic background:....................................................................................................................................... 11.1. Categorial grammar and syntax-semantics correspondence: centrality of function-argument application . 11.2. Tensions among simplicity, generality, uniformity and flexiblity........................................................... 12. Conjunction and Type Ambiguity (from Partee & Rooth, 1983).........................................................