The Horn lectures: Semantics ∩ Pragmatics

CRISSP is happy to announce a three-day lecture series on the semantics and pragmatics of negation.

Lecturer: Larry Horn (Yale)

Title: Semantics  Pragmatics: Issues in the intersection

Date & time: 5, 6, 7 December 2011, 10.00-13.00

Location: CRISSP/Hogeschool-Universiteit Brussel, Stormstraat 2, room TBA

Participation: free


  1. On negative polarity: the “licensing problem” revisited
  2. Pragmatic strengthening: contrariety and disjunctive syllogism
  3. The landscape of non-at-issue meaning: case studies