Review of Formal Pragmatics. Semantics, Pragmatics, Presupposition, and Focus, N. Kadmon, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford

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  title={Review of Formal Pragmatics. Semantics, Pragmatics, Presupposition, and Focus, N. Kadmon, Blackwell Publishers, Oxford},
  author={N. Kadmon},
  year={2004}
}
  • N. Kadmon
  • Published 2004
Formal Pragmatics discusses various topics that are at the borderline of the semantics and pragmatics of natural language, in particular the treatment of indefinites and anaphora, presuppositions, and the analysis of focus. Enormous progress has been made in the last two decades in the analysis of these phenomena. It is time for this body of work to be summarized and described in a relatively easy accessible way such that students could become familiar with it. Kadmon’s 430 page long book does… CONTINUE READING
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