Monotonicity under Attitude Verbs

Project Description

Human reasoning of modals follows logic, but it is also influenced by conversational or contextual factors. In this project, we study different puzzles

We observed that monotonicity (a principle of classical logic) and free choice phenomena (effects in conversations) would create a tension that would lead to different puzzles. To tackle these issues, we

Maria Aloni, and Fenrong Liu are the major people with whom I work on this research.

Highlight: Parts of this research will be included in Aloni’s project “N∅thing is Logical (NihiL)