On embedded implicatures

The Gricean approach explains implicatures by assumptions about the pragmatics of entire utterances. The phenomenon of embedded implicatures remains a challenge for this approach since in such cases apparently implicatur
The Gricean approach explains implicatures by assumptions about the pragmatics of entire utterances. The phenomenon of embedded implicatures remains a challenge for this approach since in such cases apparently implicatures contribute to the truth-conditional content of constituents smaller than utterances. In this paper, I investigate three areas where embedded implicatures seem to differ from implicatures at the utterance level: optionality, epistemic status, and implicated presuppositions. I conclude that the differences between the two kinds of implicatures justify an approach that maintains Gricean assumptions at the utterance level, and assumes a special operator for embedded implicatures.
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Author:Uli Sauerland
URN:urn:nbn:de:hebis:30-1128022
Document Type:Preprint
Language:English
Date of Publication (online):2009/05/05
Year of first Publication:2004
Publishing Institution:Univ.-Bibliothek Frankfurt am Main
Release Date:2009/05/05
Source:http://www.zas.gwz-berlin.de/mitarb/homepage/sauerland/journals/JCSimplicatures.pdf ; (in:) Journal of Cognitive Science, 5, 2004, S. 107–137
HeBIS PPN:213492628
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Informatik, Informationswissenschaft, allgemeine Werke
Sammlungen:Linguistik
Linguistic-Classification:Linguistik-Klassifikation: Semantik / Semantics
Licence (German):License Logo Veröffentlichungsvertrag für Publikationen

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