The Semantics and Pragmatics of PresuppositionNicholas AsherDepartment of Philosophy

In this paper, we ooer a novel analysis of presuppositions, paying particular attention to the interaction between the knowledge resources that are required to interpret them. The analysis has two main features. First, we capture an analogy between presuppositions, anaphora and scope ambiguity (cf. van der Sandt, 1992), by utilising semantic underspec… CONTINUE READING