Gennaro Chierchia

List of John Benjamins publications for which Gennaro Chierchia plays a role.



Panizza, Daniele and Gennaro Chierchia 2011 Numerals and scalar implicaturesExperimental Pragmatics/Semantics, Meibauer, Jörg and Markus Steinbach (eds.), pp. 129–150 | Article
In this paper we explore the relation between the meaning of number denoting determiners (‘numerals’) and the polarity of the context in which they occur. We claim that when numerals are embedded in positive (i.e. Upward Entailing) contexts they are given an upper bounded (‘exactly’) reading more… read more