By L. Hidalgo-Downing

This paintings originates from the necessity to improve an built-in dynamic version of negation in discourse that's sufficient for figuring out the function of negation in an in depth and intricate piece of discourse. such a lot paintings on negation is strongly encouraged through conventional philosopical difficulties, yet little paintings has been performed within the sector of discourse.

Approaches to negation in the functional-cognitive culture are inclined to concentration of particular brokers of negation, its functionality as a speech act, or its cognitive version. Few makes an attempt were made to suggest an built-in discourse version, reviews of negation with few exceptions are usually constrained to short decisions or remoted sentences. This booklet fills the distance in stories of negation in discourse by means of delivering an updated serious evaluation of the state-of-the-art in negation and by way of offering a version that brings jointly the semantic, cognitve, and pragmatic good points of negation, that are the most important for an knowing of its position in disourse.

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