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Title: What Counts
Written By: Alfonso Morales-Front
URL: http://mitpress.mit.edu/promotions/books/HERHPF00
Series Title: Linguistic Inquiry Monographs #36
Description:

In What Counts, Elena Herburger considers the effects of focus on interpretation. She investigates how focus affects the pragmatics and truth conditions of a sentence by rearranging its quantificational structure. Adopting a neo-Davidsonian stance, Herburger claims that various pragmatic and truth-conditional effects of focus sustain a uniform explanation if focus is viewed as imposing structure on otherwise unrestricted quantification. Phenomena discussed include

Publication Year: 2000
Publisher: MIT Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Semantics
Syntax
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ISBN: 026258185X
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ISBN: 026208287X
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