Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition

Alternatives in Semantics

Editors: Falaus, A., F?l?u?, Anamaria (Eds.)

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This volume offers a survey of the use of alternatives in semantics and pragmatics, and an overview of current approaches and applications of alternative-based semantics, from both theoretical and experimental perspectives.

About the authors

Luis Alonso-Ovalle, McGill University, Canada Alan Bale, Concordia University, Canada David Barner, University of California, San Diego, USA David Beaver, University of Texas at Austin, USA Gennaro Chierchia, Harvard University, USA Elizabeth Coppock, Gothenburg University, Sweden Veneeta Dayal, Rutgers University, USA Clemens Mayr, Center for General Linguistics, Berlin, Germany Paula Menéndez-Benito, University of Goettingen, Germany Marc Novel, University of Konstanz, Germany Daniele Panizza, University of Geneva, Switzerland Maribel Romero, University of Konstanz, Germany Jacopo Romoli, Macquarie University, Australia

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Introduction: Alternatives in Semantics and Pragmatics

    Pages 1-35

    Fӑlӑuş, Anamaria

  • A Note on the Derivation of the Epistemic Effect of Spanish Algún as an Implicature

    Pages 36-49

    Alonso-Ovalle, Luis (et al.)

  • Free Choice Nominals and Free Choice Disjunction: the Identity Thesis

    Pages 50-87

    Chierchia, Gennaro

  • A Viability Constraint on Alternatives for Free Choice

    Pages 88-122

    Dayal, Veneeta

  • Consequences of an Alternative Semantics for the Analysis of Intervention Effects

    Pages 123-149

    Mayr, Clemens

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Alternatives in Semantics
Editors
  • A. Falaus
  • Anamaria F?l?u?
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-31724-7
DOI
10.1057/9781137317247
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-230-31434-4
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XI, 270
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