Modals and Conditionals: New and Revised Perspectives by Angelika Kratzer

Modals and Conditionals: New and Revised Perspectives

byAngelika Kratzer

Paperback | February 15, 2012

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This book contains updated and substantially revised versions of Angelika Kratzer's classic papers on modals and conditionals, including 'What "must" and "can" must and can mean', 'Partition and Revision', 'The Notional Category of Modality', 'Conditionals', 'An Investigation of the Lumps ofThought', and 'Facts: Particulars or Information Units?'. The book's contents add up to some of the most important work on modals and conditionals in particular and on the semantics-syntax interface more generally. It will be of central interest to linguists and philosophers of language of alltheoretical persuasions.

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Angelika Kratzer was educated at the Universities of Munich, Konstanz, Heidelberg and Wellington/New Zealand and is Professor of Linguistics at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. Her areas of specialization are semantics and the syntax/semantics interface. Research interests include event and situation semantics, context depen...
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Title:Modals and Conditionals: New and Revised PerspectivesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:272 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 0.03 inPublished:February 15, 2012Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199234698

ISBN - 13:9780199234691

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Table of Contents

1. What Must and Can Must and Can Mean2. The Notional Category of Modality3. Partition and Revision: The Semantics of Counterfactuals4. Conditionals5. An Investigation of the Lumps of Thought6. Facts: Particulars or Information Units?ReferencesIndex