Presupposition And Implicature In Compositional Semantics by U. SauerlandPresupposition And Implicature In Compositional Semantics by U. Sauerland

Presupposition And Implicature In Compositional Semantics

byU. Sauerland

Hardcover | May 10, 2007

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All humans can interpret sentences of their native language quickly and without effort. Working from the perspective of generative grammar, the contributors to this volume investigate three mental mechanisms, widely assumed to underlie this ability: compositional semantics, implicature computation and presupposition computation.
SIGRID BECK Professor of Linguistics, University of Tübingen, Germany REGINE ECKARDT Professor of English, Göttingen University, Germany DANNY FOX Associate Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA GERHARD JÄGER Professor of Linguistics, University of Bielefeld, Germany MANFRED KRIFKA Professor of General Linguistics, Humb...
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Title:Presupposition And Implicature In Compositional SemanticsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:285 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.81 inPublished:May 10, 2007Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230005330

ISBN - 13:9780230005334

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Notes on Contributors Introduction: U.Sauerland & P.Stateva Quantifier Dependent Readings of Anaphoric Presuppositions; S.Beck Licensing or; R.Eckardt Free Choice and the Theory of Scalar Implicatures; D.Fox Partial Variables and Specificity; G.Jäger Negated Antonyms: Creating and Filling the Gap; M.Krifka Pragmatic Constraints on Adverbial/Temporal Quantification; O.Percus Transparency: An Incremental Theory of Presupposition Projection; P.Schlenker Aspects of the Pragmatics of Plural Morphology: on Higher-Order Implicatures; B.Spector Index