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Published: 09 December 2004

264 Pages | numerous line drawings and mathematical examples


ISBN: 9780199273829

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The Logic of Conventional Implicatures

Christopher Potts

Oxford Studies in Theoretical Linguistics

  • "No one who aims to keep abreast of semantics, pragmatics, syntax, philosophy of language, or applications of logic to natural language can afford to overlook this impressive contribution to the linguistics literature." OUP referee
  • Develops a new theory of how conventional implicatures should be handled in the compositional semantics
  • "Chris Potts's book is a milestone in our understanding of the way that syntax and pragmatics interface with each other." David Adger

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