The Inheritance of Presupposition

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This work presents a procedural account of the so-called ‘projection problem’ for presupposition. It is assumed that presuppositions embedded in complex sentences are subject to no projection rules or ad-hoc conditions whatever, but are in fact satisfied in appropriate contexts in a completely uniform way. It is demonstrated that the apparent filtering, alteration, or preservation of an embedded presupposition is in every case a logical consequence of a general, independently motivated model of language processing and knowledge representation. It is shown in detail that turning the ‘projection problem’ upside-down in this way leads to a far more explanatory and descriptively adequate account than any previously proposed.
[Pragmatics & Beyond, II:1] 1981.  vi, 98 pp.
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1982. Pragmatics: implicature, presupposition, and logical form. Journal of Pragmatics 6:1  pp. 39 ff. DOI logo
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1987. Mental Spaces from a Functional Perspective. Cognitive Science 11:1  pp. 1 ff. DOI logo

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Linguistics

Semantics
Syntax

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CF: Linguistics

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LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  81189394 | Marc record