in Competing Motivations in Grammar and Usage
October 2014; p ublished online January 2015 .
Chapter. Subjects: Semantics; Psycholinguistics. 8929 words.
This chapter is about motivations, competitions, and resolutions: about the motivations that shape the organization of grammar, the competitions that arise between these motivations, and...
Experimental Evidence for the Truth Conditional Contribution and Shifting Information Status of Appositives
in Journal of Semantics
August 2015; p ublished online July 2014 .
Journal Article. Subjects: Semantics. 19165 words.
Appositive constructions (My friend Sophie, (who is) a classical violinist, performed a piece by Mozart) have stood at the center of debates concerning the range of possible meanings, and...
in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Linguistics
P ublished online January 2018 .
Article. Subjects: Pragmatics; Semantics. 11459 words.
Conversational implicatures (i) are implied by the speaker in making an utterance; (ii) are part of the content of the utterance, but (iii) do not contribute to direct (or explicit)...