New PDF release: Contrastiveness in Information Structure, Alternatives and

By Chungmin Lee,Ferenc Kiefer,Manfred Krifka

a bunch of authors containing either best gurus and younger researchers addresses a few problems with contrastiveness, polarity goods and exhaustivity, quantificational expressions and the implicatures they generate, and the interplay among semantic operators and speech acts. the nineteen contributions supply insights at the interaction among semantics and pragmatics. The volume’s succeed in is cross-linguistic and takes an unorthodox multi-paradigm strategy. Languages studied diversity from eu languages together with Hungarian and Russian to East Asian languages resembling eastern and Korean, with wealthy facts on concentration and discourse debris. This quantity contributes to a big sector of analysis in linguistics of the decade, and offers novel, state of the art perspectives on many of the crucial subject matters in linguistic learn, and may attract an viewers of graduate and complex undergraduate researchers in linguistics, philosophy of language and computational linguistics.

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