By Paul Portner
modality constructed in modal good judgment; present theories of modal semantics inside linguistics; and crucial empirical parts of study. the writer concludes through discussing the relation among modality and different themes, specially annoying, element, temper, and discourse meaning.
Paul Portner's obtainable advisor to this key quarter of present examine may be welcomed by means of scholars of linguistics at graduate point and above, in addition to by way of researchers in philosophy, computational technological know-how, and similar fields.
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