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24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory | Linguistics and Philosophy

24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory | Linguistics and Philosophy

The course introduces formal theories of context-dependency, presupposition, implicature, context-change, focus and topic. Special emphasis is on the division of labor between semantics and pragmatics. It also covers applications to the analysis of quantification, definiteness, presupposition projection, conditionals and modality, anaphora, questions and answers.... Show More

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