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Colloquium Talk – Chris Kennedy: Pragmatic Indecision

Pragmatic Indecision Vague predicates are obligatorily tolerant (Wright 1973).  For example, the positive form gradable adjective ‘long’ cannot be used to draw a sharp distinction, even when the facts of the context of utterance and the semantic properties of the sentence in which it occurs otherwise conspire to make such uses possible:  in a context...

Winter 2024 American Indian Seminar – TBA

2122 Campbell Hall

Meet Tuesdays 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM on Zoom, but you can also hybridize with Professor Munro in person in the 2122A Conference Room each week - just bring your laptop.