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I am currently a Beatriu de Pinós postdoctoral researcher at Universitat Pompeu Fabra in Barcelona. My project, Abstract nouns: polysemy and countability, which will be running until 2024, examines the widespread polysemy found in abstract nouns and examines the connections this has with countability. This project is funded by the Secretary of Universities and Research (Government of Catalonia) and by the Horizon 2020 programme of research and innovation of the European Union under the Marie Sklodowska-Curie grant agreement No 801370.

Some of the topics that interest me are: the semantics of counting and measuring constructions (both in the nominal and verbal domains), vagueness, the semantics of case marking (especially in Finnic languages), context-sensitivity, and the philosophy of information.

Some of the frameworks I have worked with are: probabilistic approaches to semantics and pragmatics, richly typed semantic theories (including Type Theory with Records), frame-based semantic theories.

Details of the funding for my research and my teaching experience can be found in my CV.

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There are many Peter Suttons out there. I publish under the name Peter R. Sutton.

I am distinct from: Peter A. Sutton (Philosophy, Virginia Union University)


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Department of translation and language sciences
Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona
Edifici Roc Boronat (campus del Poblenou)
Roc Boronat 138, Room 52.621
08018 Barcelona, Spain