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Pragmatics, Semantics and the Case of Scalar Implicatures

  • Salvatore Pistoia Reda

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About this book


This book is an advanced debate on the nature of scalar implicatures, one of the most popular topics in philosophical linguistics in the last 20 years. Leading theorists in the field offer an up-to-date presentation of the subject in a way that will help readers to orient themselves in the vast literature on the topic.


pragmatics semantics scalar implicatures philosophy of language game-theoretical analysis Grice Gricean theory logico-linguistics semantic

Editors and affiliations

  • Salvatore Pistoia Reda
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Dipartimento di Scienze Sociali Politiche e CognitiveUniversità di Siena 1240Italy
  2. 2.Zentrum für Allegmeine SprachwissenschaftGermany

About the editors

Emmanuel Chemla, École Normale Supérieure, France Alexandre Cremers, École Normale Supérieure, France Michael Franke, University of Amsterdam, Netherlands Laurence Horn, Yale University, USA Gerhard Jäger Tübingen University, Germany Roni Katzir, Tel Aviv University, Israel Giorgio Magri, French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS) Uli Sauerland, Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Germany Benjamin Spector, Institut Jean Nicod, France

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