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Logic in Grammar presents the results of the author's decade-long work on pragmatics and scalar implicatures and extends his long-term project on how humans reason and categorize the world. It is a book that will interest linguists, philosophers, and cognitive scientists alike.
Gennaro Chierchia is Haas Foundations Professor of Linguistic at Harvard University. He taught previously at Brown, Cornell, and at the University of Milan-Bicocca. He has published extensively on semantics and its interfaces with syntax, pragmatics, and psycholinguistics. His books include Dynamics of Meaning: Anaphora, Presupposition, and the Theory of Grammar (Chicago 1995) and, with Sally McConnell-Ginet, Meaning and Grammar: An Introduction to Semantics (MIT 1990; 2nd edn 2000). His books are translated into Italian, Korean, and Portuguese.