Syntax-Semantics Research Group 11/2

The next syntax-semantics research group meets on Friday 11/2 at 3:00 pm in room 117.

Speaker: Luis Alonso-Ovalle and Bernhard Schwarz

Title: Paths to ignorance

Info: Luis and Bernhard will compare the derivations of ignorance implications under two theories of scalar implicatures: (i) the so-called neo-Gricean approach and (ii) the so-called grammatical theory of scalar implicature.

Background reading: Fox, Danny (2006) Free choice and the theory of scalar implicatures, Ms. MIT.  pp. 1-9 (up to section 2)

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