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Asher, Nicholas. 2013. Implicatures and discourse structure. Lingua 132 : 13–28.
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This article explores how the tools employed to deduce discourse relations pertain to what Griceans and others refer to as scalar or quantity implicatures. It argues that scalar inferences rely on discourse structure and a broad idea of semantic content in which semantics and pragmatics meet in a intricate way to generate an utterance or discourse interpretation.