The logic of conventional implicatures

This text revives the study of conventional implicatures in natural language semantics. The author uses the original concept defined by H. Paul Grice as a key into two areas of natural language - supplements (appositives, parentheticals) and expressives (honorifics, epithets)

Main Author: Potts, Christopher
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2005, 2005
Series:Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics / Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This text revives the study of conventional implicatures in natural language semantics. The author uses the original concept defined by H. Paul Grice as a key into two areas of natural language - supplements (appositives, parentheticals) and expressives (honorifics, epithets)
Physical Description:xii, 246 p. ill
ISBN:9780191706653