Ellipsis and Nonsentential Speech

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ISBN: 978-1-4020-2299-9 (Print) 978-1-4020-2301-9 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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    Pages 1-26

    Introduction

  2. The Nature and Scope of Ellipsis

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      Pages 31-55

      Against Reconstruction in Ellipsis

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      Pages 57-67

      The Semantics of Nominal Exclamatives

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      Pages 71-93

      Nonsententials in Minimalism

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      Pages 95-108

      A Note on Alleged Cases of Nonsentential Assertion

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      Pages 109-129

      On the Interpretation and Performance of Non-Sentential Assertions

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      Pages 131-147

      Non-Sentences, Implicature, and Success in Communication

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      Pages 149-162

      The Link between Sentences and ‘Assertion’: An Evolutionary Accident?

  3. Implications

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      Pages 165-184

      Knowledge by Acquaintance and Meaning in Isolation

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      Pages 185-201

      Co-Extensive Theories and Unembedded Definite Descriptions

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      Pages 203-215

      The Ellipsis Account of Fiction-Talk

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      Pages 217-235

      Quinean Interpretation and Anti-Vernacularism

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      Pages 237-262

      Saying What You Mean: Unarticulated Constituents and Communication