Philosophy Department

Gregory Carlson

Quick Facts

Title: ProfessorProfessor of LinguisticsProfessor of PhilosophyProfessor of Brain and Cognitive Sciences

Education: PhD, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

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Contact Info

506 Lattimore Hall
Department of Philosophy
Box 270078
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627

Phone: (585) 275-5907
gregory.carlson@rochester.edu

Office Hours: By appointment

People—Gregory N. Carlson

Research Interests

Semantic Theory, Psycholinguistics, Discourse

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • PHL  249/449  Formal Semantics

Selected Publications

Experimental Psycholinguistics

  • Chambers, G.C., M.K. Tanenhaus, K.M. Eberhard, H. Filip, G.N. Carlson (2002). Circumscribing referential domains during real time language comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language 47, 30-49.
  • Filip, H., M.K. Tanenhaus, G.N. Carlson, P.A. Allopenna & J. Blatt (2002). Reduced relatives judged hard require constraint-based analyses. In Merlo, P., & Stevenson, S. (eds.) The Lexical basis of sentence processing. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 255-280.

Semantic incorporation and interpretation in layers

  • Carlson, G. (2006). The meaningful bounds of incorporation. In S. Vogeleer and L. Tasmowski (eds.), Non-Definiteness and Plurality. In the Linguistik Aktuell series. Amsterdam: Benjamins. 35-50.
  • G. Carlson (2004). When morphology...disappears. In C. Orhan Orgun and Peter Sells (eds.) Morphology and the Web of Grammar. CSLI. 1-23.

Generics and kind reference

  • Carlson, G. (in press). Generics and concepts. To appear in F. J. Pelletier (ed.) Kinds, Things and Stuff. In the New Directions in Cognitive Science series, Oxford.
  • Directions in Cognitive Science series, Oxford. Carlson, G. (2005). Generics, Habituals and Iteratives. In The Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd Ed. Elsevier.