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Inquisitive semantics and pragmatics

@inproceedings{Groenendijk2009InquisitiveSA,
  title={Inquisitive semantics and pragmatics},
  author={J. Groenendijk and F. Roelofsen},
  year={2009}
}
This paper starts with an informal introduction to inquisitive semantics. After that, we present a formal definition of the semantics, and introduce the basic semantic notions of inquisitiveness and informativeness, in terms of wich we define the semantic categories of questions, assertions, and hybrid sentences. The focus of this paper will be on the logical pragmatical notions that the semantics gives rise to. We introduce and motivate inquisitive versions of principles of cooperation, which… Expand
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