Supplements within a Unidimensional Semantics I: Scope

  title={Supplements within a Unidimensional Semantics I: Scope},
  author={P. Schlenker},
  booktitle={Amsterdam Colloquium on Logic, Language and Meaning},
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  • Mathematics, Computer Science
  • Potts (2005, 2007) claims that Grice's 'conventional implicatures' offer a powerful argument in favor of a multidimensional semantics, one in which certain expressions fail to interact scopally with various operators because their meaning is located in a separate dimension. Focusing on Non-Restrictive Relative Clauses (= NRRs), we explore an alternative to Potts's bidimensional account. In our analysis, (1) NRRs can be syntactically attached with matrix scope, despite their appearance in… CONTINUE READING
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