Presupposition and Partiality : Back to the Future ?

  title={Presupposition and Partiality : Back to the Future ?},
  author={David Beaver},
In this paper it is shown how a partial semantics for presuppositions can be given which is empirically more satisfactory than its predecessors, and how this semantics can be integrated with a technically sound, compositional grammar in the Montagovian fashion. Additionally, it is argued that the classical objection to partial accounts of presupposition… CONTINUE READING