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Title : 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory (MIT)

Title : 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory (MIT)

Description : The course introduces formal theories of context-dependency, presupposition, implicature, context-change, focus and topic. Special emphasis is on the division of labor between semantics and pragmatics. It also covers applications to the analysis of quantification, definiteness, presupposition projection, conditionals and modality, anaphora, questions and answers.

Description : The course introduces formal theories of context-dependency, presupposition, implicature, context-change, focus and topic. Special emphasis is on the division of labor between semantics and pragmatics. It also covers applications to the analysis of quantification, definiteness, presupposition projection, conditionals and modality, anaphora, questions and answers.

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromyear : 2004

Fromyear : 2004

Creator :

Creator :

Date : 2008-08-14T00:38:30+05:00

Date : 2008-08-14T00:38:30+05:00

Relation : 24.954

Relation : 24.954

Language : en-US

Language : en-US

Subject : context-dependency

Subject : context-dependency

Subject : presupposition

Subject : presupposition

Subject : implicature

Subject : implicature

Subject : context-change

Subject : context-change

Subject : focus

Subject : focus

Subject : topic

Subject : topic

Subject : semantics

Subject : semantics

Subject : pragmatics

Subject : pragmatics

Subject : quantification

Subject : quantification

Subject : definiteness

Subject : definiteness

Subject : presupposition projection

Subject : presupposition projection

Subject : conditionals

Subject : conditionals

Subject : modality

Subject : modality

Subject : anaphora

Subject : anaphora

Subject : questions

Subject : questions

Subject : answers

Subject : answers