Prof. Daniel Fox
Prof. Paula Menéndez-Benito
The course introduces formal theories of context-dependency, presupposition, implicature, context-change, focus and topic. Special emphasis is on the division of labor between semantics and pragmatics. It also covers applications to the analysis of quantification, definiteness, presupposition projection, conditionals and modality, anaphora, questions and answers.
Fox, Daniel, and Paula Menéndez-Benito. 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory, Fall 2006. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/linguistics-and-philosophy/24-954-pragmatics-in-linguistic-theory-fall-2006 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA