This book provides an engaging introduction to semantics for students new to the field. It covers the basic concepts and methods of the field and discusses some of the most important contemporary lines of research.
Semantics is divided into three parts: the first establishes the place of semantics within linguistics and its relationship to other disciplines. The second introduces key topics in the description of word and sentence meaning. The final part reviews the three main current theoretical approaches to semantics: componential theory, formal semantics, and cognitive semantics. Each chapter contains exercises that familiarize the student with the practice of semantic description.
The second edition of this classic work is a complete revision that updates and extends the discussion of theories, and is a vital resource for students of semantics.
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The Department of Linguistics: Courses: Undergraduate Courses: 2nd ...
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The nature of lexical semantics has changed markedly in the twenty-to-thirty ... Such texts were written at a time when Structuralist lexical semantics ...
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This is a first course in lexical semantics, intended to introduce basic issues and concepts in the linguistic study of word meaning, as well as the ...
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FLUP - Semantics I
To acquire a set of different types of knowledge on the semantics of natural languages, with special incidence on Portuguese. This must be the basis for the ...
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Course outline: Semantics I
focal interest include: semantics at the language-cognition interface; ... Semantics is a core discipline of linguistics, in the sense that (both ...
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Relationship with other disciplines: semantics and semiotics. Basic terminology: icon, index, ... John I. Saeed (1997): Semantics. Blackwell Publishing Ltd ...
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semantics, but both are concerned with aspects of. meaning: semantics is concerned with ... entails that semantics should also ultimately be grounded ...
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