On conditionals (Book, 1986) [WorldCat.org]
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On conditionals

On conditionals

Author: Elizabeth Closs Traugott
Publisher: London ; New York ; Melbourne : Cambridge University Press, 1986.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

On Conditionals provides the first major cross-disciplinary account of conditional (if-then) constructions. This book brings together studies from several perspectives - philosophical, linguistic and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congress
Conference papers and proceedings
Actes de congrès
études diverses
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth Closs Traugott
ISBN: 0521306442 9780521306447
OCLC Number: 462144929
Notes: Vol. publié à partir d'un symposium on conditionals and cognitive processes, qui s'est tenu à Standford university en décembre 1983. - Notes bibliogr. Index.
Description: XI-384 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. General Studies: 1. Overview Charles A. Gerguson, Judy Snitzer Reilly, Alice ter Meulen and Elizabeth Closs Traugott; 2. Conditionals and conditional information John Barwise; 3. Conditions and mental models P. N. Johnson-Laird; 4. Conditionals: a typology Bernard Comrie; Part II. Particular Studies: 5. On the interpretation of 'donkey'-sentences Tanya Reinhart; 6. Generic information, conditional contexts and constraints Alice ter Meulen; 7. Data semantics and the pragmatics of indicative conditionals Frank Verltman; 8. Remarks on the semantics and pragmatics of conditionals Ernest W. Adams; 9. The use of conditionals in inducements and deterrents Samuel Fillenbaum; 10. Conditionals and speech acts Johan van der Auwera; 11. Constraints on the form and meaning of the protasis John Haiman; 12. Conditionals, concessive conditionals and concessives: areas of contrast, overlap and neutralization Ekkehard Koenig; 13. The realis-irrealis continuum in the classical Greek conditional Joseph H. Greenberg; 14. The historical development of SI-clauses in Romance Martin B. Harris; 15. First steps in acquiring conditionals Melissa Bowerman; 16. The acquisition of temporals and conditionals Judy Snitzer Reilly; 17. Conditionals are discourse-bound Noriko Akatsuka; 18. Conditionals in discourse: a text-based study from English Cecilia E. Ford and Sandra A. Thomspon; Indices.
Responsibility: ed ; by Elizabeth Closs Traugott, Alice ter Meulen, Judy Snitzer Reilly, Charles A. Ferguson.
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