Presupposition and the Delimitation of Semantics

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In this book, first published in 1975, Dr Kempson argues that previous work on presupposition - whether in philosophy or linguistics - has been mistakenly based on a conflation of two different disciplines: semantics, the study of the meanings assigned to the formal system which constitutes a language, and pragmatics, the study of the use of that system in communication. The first part of the book deals generally with the nature of semantics in linguistic theory and its formal representation within a transformational ...

Presupposition and the Delimitation of Semantics 1975, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521099387

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Presupposition and the Delimitation of Semantics 1975, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521207331

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