[Lingtyp] External vs. internal causality

Natalia Zevakhina natalia.zevakhina at gmail.com
Thu Jun 25 19:52:10 UTC 2015


Sorry, it should be, of course, as follows:
John applied for this master's program because he was afraid of not being
admitted anywhere else.

On Thu, Jun 25, 2015 at 9:51 PM, Natalia Zevakhina <
natalia.zevakhina at gmail.com> wrote:

> Dear all,
>
> is there any cross-linguistic work on the semantics and syntax of what can
> be called external and internal causality exemplified in the following
> sentences respectively?
>
> It is cold because it is winter.
>
> John applied for this master's program because he was afraid of not to be
> admitted anywhere else.
>
> Many thanks in advance!
> Natalia
>
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