Denial, Contrast and Correction: The Meaning of but
This chapter and the next two are devoted to the topic of ‘concessives’. ‘Concessive’ expressions make a particularly good testing ground for ‘non-truth-conditional’ theories of linguistic meaning because they are treated in ‘non-truth-conditional’ terms almost uniformly across the literature.1
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