Craige Roberts

Craige Roberts

Craige Roberts

Emeritus Professor


210 Oxley Hall
Columbus, OH

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Areas of Expertise

  • Pragmatics
  • Formal Semantics


  • A.B. Indiana University, 1979
  • Ph.D. University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 1987



Recent Publications:  


  • "Discourse context in dynamic interpretation". In Laurence Horn and Gregory Ward (eds.) (2004) Handbook of Contemporary Pragmatic Theory, Blackwell, pp.197-220.
  • "Pronouns as definites". In Anne Bezuidenhout and Marga Reimer (eds.) (2004) Descriptions and Beyond, Oxford University Press, pp.503-543.
  • "Review of Potts: Conventional Implicature". With Patricia Matos Amaral and E. Allyn Smith. Linguistics and Philosophy 30:707-749, 2008.
  • "know-how: A compositional approach". In Erhard Hinrichs and John Nerbonne (eds.) Theory and Evidence in Semantics, CSLI Press, 183-213.
  • "Topics". To appear in Claudia Maienborn, Klaus von Heusinger & Paul Portner (eds.) Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning. Mouton de Gruyter.
  • "Information Structure: Toward an integrated theory of formal pragmatics." To appear in Semantics and Pragmatics.