Compositionality in Formal Semantics: Selected Papers by Barbara H. Partee

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Wiley, Jan 16, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 348 pages
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Compositionality in Formal Semantics is a collection of Barbara Partee’s papers that have been influential in the field but are not readily available and includes a new introductory essay in which Partee reflects on how her thinking and the field of semantics have developed over the past 35 years.

  • Brings together, in one volume, influential but difficult to find papers by one of the most important researchers in formal semantics.
  • Includes a new introductory essay in which Partee reflects on how her research and the field of semantics have developed over the past 35 years.
  • Discusses critical themes in semantic theory.

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Barbara H. Partee is Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts–Amherst, and is the author of several landmark essays in formal semantics. She has written and edited numerous books, including Formal Semantics: The Essential Readings (edited with Paul Portner, Blackwell, 2002), Mathematical Methods in Linguistics (with Alice ter Meulen and Robert Wall, 1990), and Montague Grammar (edited, 1976).

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