Semantics: An Interdisciplinary Reader in Philosophy, Linguistics and Psychology
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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Overview Charles E Caton
How does one tell whether a word has one several or many senses?
A reply to Mr Alston David Wiggins
Overview Howard Maclay
THE ROLE OF SEMANTICS IN A GRAMMAR
Where do noun phrases come from? James D McCawley
On generative semantics George Lakoff
Presupposition and relative wellformedness George Lakoff
Presupposition and assertion in the semantic analysis of nouns and verbs
Overview Danny Steinberg
Peter S Rosenbaum
Semantic theory Jerrold J Katz
Explorations in semantic theory Uriel Weinreich
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