Craige Roberts

Craige Roberts: Some papers and manuscripts

New Papers:

Agreeing and Assessing. [manuscript].

Ontology via Semantics? Introduction to the special issue on the semantics of cardinal numbers. [preprint]. with Stewart Shapiro. To appear in Linguistics and Philosophy 40.4, 2017.

Review of Robert Stalnaker Context, Oxford University Press, 2014. Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews 2016.06.20.

Speech Acts in Discourse Context. [preprint] To appear in Daniel Fogal, Daniel Harris & Matt Moss (eds.) New Work on Speech Acts, Oxford University Press.

Linguistic convention and the architecture of interpretation. [manuscript]. Invited response to Ernie Lepore & Matthew Stone (2015) Imagination and Convention, Oxford University Press.

Accommodation in a Language Game.[preprint]. In Barry Loewer & Jonathan Schaffer (eds.) A Companion to David Lewis, Wiley-Blackwell, Malden, MA, 2015.

The Best Question: Explaining the projection behavior of factive verbs. With Mandy Simons, David Beaver & Judith Tonhauser. Discourse Processes 54.3:187-206.

Contextual influences on reference. [preprint] To appear in The Oxford Handbook of Reference edited by Barbara Abbott & Jeannette Gundel.

The Character of Epistemic Modality: Evidentiality, indexicality, and what's at issue.[manuscript]

Modal Subordination: It would eat you first!. [manuscript]. Submitted to Lisa Matthewson, Cecile Meier, Hotze Rullmann & Thomas Ede Zimmermann (eds.) Companion to Semantics, Wiley.

on know-how:

know-how: A compositional approach. In Erhard Hinrichs and John Nerbonne (eds.) Theory and Evidence in Semantics, CSLI Press, 2009 [preprint]

on Modal Subordination:

Modal Subordination and Pronominal Anaphora in Discourse. Linguistics and Philosophy 12.6:683-721, 1989. Reprinted in Javier Gutierrez-Rexach (ed.) Semantics: Critical concepts in linguistics, Routledge, 2003.[scan]

Anaphora in intensional contexts. In Shalom Lappin (ed.) The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory, Basil Blackwell, 1996. [scan]

on Reference and the Semantics of Definite Noun Phrases:

Uniqueness in definite noun phrases. Linguistics and Philosophy 26:287-350, 2003. [scan]

Demonstratives as definites. In K. van Deemter & Roger Kibble (eds.) Information Sharing: Reference and Presupposition in Language Generation and Interpretation. CSLI Press, Stanford, 89-196, 2002. [preprint]

Pronouns as definites. In M. Reimer & A. Bezuidenhout (eds.) Descriptions and Beyond. Oxford University Press, 2005. [preprint]

Names as definites. [manuscript]

on Information Structure, Focus, Presupposition, and Topics:

Bibliography of Work on Relevance and the Question Under Discussion

Domain Selection in Dynamic Semantics. In Emmon Bach, Eloise Jelinek, Angelika Kratzer, and Barbara H. Partee (eds.) Quantification in Natural Languages, Kluwer, Dordrecht, 1995.[scan]

Information Structure: Towards an integrated formal theory of pragmatics. In Jae Hak Yoon and Andreas Kathol (eds.) OSUWPL Volume 49: Papers in Semantics, 1996. The Ohio State University Department of Linguistics. The 1998 version appears with a new Afterword in Semantics and Pragmatics version, 2012. [Semantics & Pragmatics version] [2012 Afterword]

Context in dynamic interpretation. In Laurence Horn and Gregory Ward (eds.) Handbook of Contemporary Pragmatic Theory, Blackwell, 2004. [scan]

Focus, the Flow of Information, and Universal Grammar. In Peter Culicover and Louise McNally (eds.) The Limits of Syntax, Academic Press, 1998. [scan]

An integrated approach to reference and presupposition resolution. With Robert T. Kasper and Paul C. Davis. Proceedings of the ACL '99 Workshop on the Relationship between Discourse/Dialogue Structure and Reference, 1999, College Park, Maryland. [paper]

Only: Presupposition and Implicature. [preprint]

Review of The Logic of Conventional Implicature by Chris Potts. With Patricia Matos Amaral and E. Allyn Smith. Linguistics and Philosophy 30:707-749. [preprint]

Presupposition, Conventional Implicature, and Beyond: A unified account of projection. With Mandy Simons, David Beaver, and Judith Tonhauser. Talk at ESSLLI Workshop on Presupposition, July, 2009. [manuscript]

Topics. In Claudia Maienborn, Klaus von Heusinger & Paul Portner (eds.) Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning, volume 33.2, pp.1908-1934. Mouton de Gruyter. [preprint]

What projects and why. With Mandy Simons, Judith Tonhauser and David Beaver. In Nan Li & David Lutz (eds.) (2010) Proceedings of SALT 20, pp.309-327. [preprint]

only: A case study in projective meaning. In Partee, Glanzberg and Skilters (eds.) Formal Semantics and Pragmatics: Discourse, Context, and Models, The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication, Volume 6, 2011, Riga, Latvia.

Towards a taxonomy of projective content. [open access] . With Judith Tonhauser, David Beaver and Mandy Simons. Language 89.1:66-109. Awarded Best Paper in Language for 2013 by the Linguistic Society of America.

on Aspect and Aktionsarten:

Spanish imperfecto and preterito: Truth conditions and aktionsart effects in a situation semantics. With Alicia Cipria. Natural Language Semantics 8.4:297-347, 2000.[scan]


Modal subordination, Anaphora, and Distributivity. Garland Press, 1990.[scan]

Craige Roberts