Only if, Its Interaction with pos, and Its Scalar Presupposition

  • Sam Alxatib
Part of the Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 104)


The chapter tests the antonym-pair generalization proposed in Chap. 3, given a working compositional semantic account of only if. The construction is discussed, and its interaction with POS-marked associates is shown to behave as predicted.


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  • Sam Alxatib
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  1. 1.The Graduate CenterCUNYNew YorkUSA

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