A Note on Embedded Implicatures and Counterfactual Presuppositions

Journal of Semantics 28 (2):267-278 (2011)
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Abstract

I show that wish, an attitude verb presupposing the counterfactuality of its complement, raises a problem for grammatical theories of scalar implicatures when a scalar item is embedded in its complement

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