Book Volume 7218 2012

Logic, Language and Meaning

18th Amsterdam Colloquium, Amsterdam , The Netherlands, December 19-21, 2011, Revised Selected Papers

ISBN: 978-3-642-31481-0 (Print) 978-3-642-31482-7 (Online)

Table of contents (48 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

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  2. Invited Speakers

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      Formal Indices and Iconicity in ASL

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      Pages 12-21

      Context Probabilism

  3. Workshop on Inquisitiveness

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      Free Choice in Deontic Inquisitive Semantics (DIS)

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      Negative Inquisitiveness and Alternatives-Based Negation

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      Where Question, Conditionals and Topics Converge

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      Inquisitive Knowledge Attribution and the Gettier Problem

  4. Workshop on Sign Language

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      Pages 62-71

      When Wide Scope Is Not Enough: Scope and Topicality of Discourse Referents

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      Pages 72-81

      When Disjunction Looks Like Conjunction: Pragmatic Consequences in ASL

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      Pages 82-91

      Quantificational Strategies across Language Modalities

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      Pages 92-101

      Degree Modification and Intensification in American Sign Language Adjectives

  5. Workshop on Formal Semantic Evidence

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      Pages 102-111

      Experimenting with the King of France

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      Adjectives as Saturators vs. Modifiers: Statistical Evidence

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      Licensing Sentence-Internal Readings in English

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      Pages 133-142

      Evaluative Adjectives, Scale Structure, and Ways of Being Polite

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      Pages 143-149

      Processing: Free Choice at No Cost

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      Pages 150-159

      Corpus Evidence for Preference-Driven Interpretation

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      Pages 160-169

      Relating ERP-Effects to Theories of Belief Update and Combining Systems

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      Pages 170-179

      Can Children Tell Us Something about the Semantics of Adjectives?

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      Underspecified Representations of Scope Ambiguity?

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      Projective Behaviour of Nur – Quantitative Experimental Research

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