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Appositive constructions (My friend Sophie, (who is) a classical violinist, performed a piece by Mozart.) have stood at the center of debates concerning the range of possible meanings, and more specifically the status of not-at-issue entailments. However, it remains an open question what precisely their semantic contribution is to the sentence in which they(More)
 It is standardly assumed that there is a distinction between truth-conditional content (e.g. entailment) and non-truth-conditional content (e.g. presupposition and implicature).  Another, more recent distinction is made between at-issue content (the “main point” of the utterance) and not-at-issue content (in some sense “secondary” to the main point). (More)
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