Projective meaning and attachment

TitleProjective meaning and attachment
Publication TypeJournal Article
Année de publication2010
AuthorsJayez, J., Aloni M., Bastiaanse H., de Jager T., & Schulz K.
JournalLogic, Language and Meaning. Revised Selected Papers of the 17th Amsterdam Colloquium, Amsterdam 2009, LNAI 6042
KeywordsBayesian approaches, discourse attachment, presupposition, projection, SHS.LANGUE Humanities and Social Sciences/Linguistics

This paper examines the possibility of providing a unified account of the projection properties of presuppositions, conventional and conversational implicatures. I discuss the solution offered in (Roberts et al. 2009) and show that the central notion we need to cover the spectrum of observations is that of attachment.

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