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Title : 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory (MIT)

Description : Formal theories of context-dependency, presupposition, implicature, context-change, focus and topic. Special emphasis on the division of labor between semantics and pragmatics. Applications to the analysis of quantification, definiteness, presupposition projection, conditionals and modality, anaphora, questions and answers.

Fromsemester : Fall

Fromyear : 2002

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Date : 2007-03-01T22:50:50+05:00

Relation : 24.954

Language : en-US

Subject : context-dependency

Subject : presupposition

Subject : implicature

Subject : context-change

Subject : focus

Subject : topic

Subject : semantics

Subject : pragmatics

Subject : quantification

Subject : definiteness

Subject : presupposition projection

Subject : conditionals

Subject : modality

Subject : anaphora

Subject : questions

Subject : answers

Publisher : MIT OpenCourseWare

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