The Epistemics of Presupposition Projection

  title={The Epistemics of Presupposition Projection},
  author={Jan van Eijck and Christina Unger},
Pragmatic accounts of presupposition projection go back to work of Karttunen and Stalnaker, who proposed that presuppositions are requirem ents on the common ground and that their projection behaviour should follow from the w ay this common ground is updated in a discourse. This idea has been worked out by var ious authors who made the idea of shifting context precise, most notably Heim 1983, and presupposition projection has been a major topic in dynamic semantics o f natural language ever… CONTINUE READING


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