Conditional interpretations of if‐sentences

@article{Dudman1984ConditionalIO,
  title={Conditional interpretations of if‐sentences},
  author={V. H. Dudman},
  journal={Australian Journal of Linguistics},
  year={1984},
  volume={4},
  pages={143-204}
}
  • V. H. Dudman
  • Published 1984
  • Computer Science
  • Australian Journal of Linguistics
Logic and grammar are taught in different departments, and moreover presented as quite different sorts of disciplines, by people of quite different stamps of mind. This essay attempts the ambitious project of engaging readers of both stamps, upon a topic which, when all is said and done, has occupied logicians and grammarians separately for centuries.* It sets out to describe, by slow degrees, one particular kind of message that English speakers communicate by means of «/-sentences. The… Expand
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