Jessica Rett

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Epistemic modals have long been observed to be ambiguous between a speaker-oriented interpretation (Lyon’s 1977 ‘subjective’ interpretation) and an interpretation that reflects general knowledge (the(More)
  • Jessica Rett
  • Amsterdam Colloquium on Logic, Language and…
  • 2009
Standard semantic accounts of the equative ascribe it an ‘at least’ meaning, deriving an ‘exactly’ reading when necessary via scalar implicature. I argue for a particular formulation of this scalar(More)