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.
OCW has published multiple versions of this subject.
Daniel Fox, and Paula Menéndez-Benito. 24.954 Pragmatics in Linguistic Theory, Fall 2006. (Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare), http://ocw.mit.edu (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA