Matthew Gotham

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Visiting address Blindernveien 31 Georg Morgenstiernes hus 0313 OSLO
Postal address Postboks 1020 Blindern 0315 OSLO

Academic interests


  • Lexical semantics
  • Compositional semantics
  • The syntax-semantics interface
  • Comparing syntactic frameworks


  • Individuation in natural language
  • Semantic constraints on well-formedness
  • The philosophical implications of claims made about semantic theory
  • Type-logical grammars and their applications


I obtained my PhD from University College London in 2014, with the thesis Copredication, quantification and individuation.  I am currently a postdoc in the SynSem research project.

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Tags: Classics


  • Gotham, Matthew (2018). A Model-Theoretic Reconstruction of Type-Theoretic Semantics for Anaphora, In Annie Foret; Reinhard Muskens & Sylvain Pogodalla (ed.),  Formal Grammar: 22nd International Conference, FG 2017, Toulouse, France, July 22-23, 2017, Revised Selected Papers.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-662-56342-7.  chapter.  s 37 - 53 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gotham, Matthew (2018). Making Logical Form type-logical: Glue Semantics for Minimalist syntax. Linguistics and Philosophy.  ISSN 0165-0157. . doi: 10.1007/s10988-018-9229-z Show summary
  • Gotham, Matthew (2017). Composing Criteria of Individuation in Copredication. Journal of Semantics.  ISSN 0167-5133.  34(2), s 333- 371 . doi: 10.1093/jos/ffw008 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary
  • Gotham, Matthew (2017). Glue Semantics and Locality. Proceedings of the LFG-conference.  ISSN 1098-6782.  22, s 230- 242 Full text in Research Archive. Show summary

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