Works by Horn, Laurence (exact spelling)

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  1. A Natural History of Negation.Laurence Horn - 1989 - University of Chicago Press.
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    Lie-Toe-Tease: Double Negatives and Unexcluded Middles.Laurence Horn - 2017 - Philosophical Studies 174 (1):79-103.
    Litotes, “a figure of speech in which an affirmative is expressed by the negative of the contrary” has had some tough reviews. For Pope and Swift, litotes—stock examples include “no mean feat”, “no small problem”, and “not bad at all”—is “the peculiar talent of Ladies, Whisperers, and Backbiters”; for Orwell, it is a means to affect “an appearance of profundity” that we can deport from English “by memorizing this sentence: A not unblack dog was chasing a not unsmall rabbit across (...)
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  3. Presupposition and Implicature.Laurence Horn - 1996 - In Shalom Lappin (ed.), The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory. Blackwell Reference. pp. 299--319.
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  4. Neo-Gricean Pragmatics: A Manichaean Manifesto.Laurence Horn - 2007 - In Noel Burton-Roberts (ed.), Pragmatics. Palgrave-Macmillan. pp. 158--183.
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