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Atlas, Jay David. 1977. Negation, ambiguity, and presupposition. Linguistics and Philosophy 1 : 321–336.
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An argument for the thesis that sentences of the form 'The A is not B' are semantically general or vague, rather than ambiguous. Different approaches to semantics and presupposition are discussed, and A. argues for a semantic representation in the form of a computer program.