Semantics: An Interdisciplinary Reader in Philosophy, Linguistics and Psychology

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CUP Archive, Oct 31, 1971 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 603 pages
This 1978 book is a collaborative volume bringing together work in semantics from various disciplines, so that each may inform the other. Papers on philosophy from Charles Caton, David Wiggins, William Alston, H. P. Grice, Paul Ziff, Gilbert Harman, Leonard Linsky, P. F. Strawson, Keith Donnellan, Zeno Vendler, John Searle, W. V. Quine: on linguistics Howard Maclay, Noam Chomsky, James McCawley, George Lakoff, Jerrold Katz, Uriel Weinrich, D. Terence Lagendoen, Paul and Carol Kiparsky, Charles Fillmore, Edward Bendix, Mansfred Bierwisch, R. M. W. Dixon, Kenneth Hale: on psychology Dannt Steinberg, Charles E. Osgood, David McNeill, Eric H. Lenneberg, Jerry A. Fodor, George Miller, Thomas Bever and Peter Rosenbaum.
 

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Contents

Overview Charles E Caton
3
How does one tell whether a word has one several or many senses?
35
A reply to Mr Alston David Wiggins
48
REFERENCE
76
Overview Howard Maclay
157
THE ROLE OF SEMANTICS IN A GRAMMAR
181
Where do noun phrases come from? James D McCawley
217
On generative semantics George Lakoff
232
Presupposition and relative wellformedness George Lakoff
329
Presupposition and assertion in the semantic analysis of nouns and verbs
341
THE LEXICON
360
Overview Danny Steinberg
485
THEORETICAL ISSUES
497
EMPIRICAL STUDIES
569
Peter S Rosenbaum
586
Index
601

Semantic theory Jerrold J Katz
297
Explorations in semantic theory Uriel Weinreich
308

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