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not ... because の2とおりの解釈とその含意

ティム・ハーフォードの TED講演 (http://www.ted.com/talks/tim_harford.html) から: Now I'm not telling you this story because I think Archie Cochrane is a dude, although Archie Cochrane is a dude. I'm not even telling you the story because …

チラ裏:ピンカー 2011, p.194 についてる註

[n.12] Worst Things People Have Done: White 2010a. See also White, in press, for narratives of the events and more recent estimates. The Web site lists the numbers and sources that went into his estimates. ※White 2010a: http://users.erols.…

BBC4 にてウィトゲンシュタインのおはなし(レイモンド・タリス+レイ・モンク)

"Ludwig Wittgenstein," BBC4. とくにおもしろいことはなかったり(ぉ

用例あつめ: it goes without saying S で関係節

Mr. Paul identifies himself as a believer in “Austrian” economics — a doctrine that it goes without saying rejects John Maynard Keynes but is almost equally vehement in rejecting the ideas of Milton Friedman. (出典:Krugman, "G.O.P. Monet…

Transcript: Take Google Maps Indoors

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gy-DI_bWElg Throughout history, map-makers have helped us discover where we were and where we were going. But, while it may seem like every corner of the world has been surveryed and charted, navigating the w…

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ブラックモアによるインタビュー本『「意識」を語る』での,サールの発言のちょっとした誤訳が直るといいなと祈念しつつ(サポートページ). 訳書: 原書の当該箇所: 修正されるとうれしいところ: 「主観的科学」→「客観的科学」 「認識様態的に主観的」→…

[English] when節の内容が背景ではなくむしろ前景となっている例

『超ヤバい経済学』より: An older professor whom Semmelweis admired died quite suddenly after a mishap. He had been leading a student through an autopsy when the student's knife slipped and cut the professor's finger. (Superfreakonomics, p…

[paper] Egan (2007) "Epistemic modals, relativism and assertion"(イーガン「認識的法助動詞・相対主義・確言」)

Egan, Andy (2007). "Epistemic modals, relativism and assertion." Phosophical Studies 133: 1-22. 同じ認識的法助動詞文であっても,評価主体 (evaluator) によって真理値が異なるのが,著者の擁護する相対主義. ABSTRACT. I think that there are good…

[book] Lycan (2001) Real Conditionals(ライカン『実在的条件文』)

Lycan, William G. (2001). Real Conditionals. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1. The Syntax of Conditional Sentences 2. Truth Conditions: The Event Theory 3. Truth Conditions: Reality and Modus Ponens 4. In Defense of Truth Value 5. A Beau…

[book] Vance (2008) The Sounds of Japanese(日本語の音声)

Vance, Timothy J. 2008. The Sounds of Japanese. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. この本はおすすめ.日本語を学習している英語話者を対象に書かれた音声学・音韻論の教科書.CD付属.英語話者向けに書かれているので,英語の音声と日本語の音声が…

[paper] König and Siemund, 2000. "Causal and concessive clauses: Formal and semantic relations."

König, Ekkehard, and Peter Siemund, 2000. "Causal and concessive clauses: Formal and semantic relations." In Couper-Kuhlen, Elizabeth, and Kortmann, Bernd (eds.) Cause-Condition-Concession-Contrast: Cognitive and Discourse Perspectives. B…

TRANSCRIPT: Don Norman, "Conceptual model"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4yvFSuL5qII It's very important to provide the user with a good conceptual model. This makes it easier for the user to understand what's going on and to invent new actions from the older ones that work. But i…