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The Semantic Variability of Absolute Constructions

Gregory Stump - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1985 - 403 pages
The goal of this book is to investigate the semantics of absolute constructions in English; specifically, my object is to provide an explanation for the semantic variability of ...
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The Elements of Mathematical Semantics

Maurice V. Aldridge - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1992 - 272 pages
TRENDS IN LINGUISTICS is a series of books that open new perspectives in our understanding of language. The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics ...
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Reference to Abstract Objects in Discourse

Nicholas Asher - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 455 pages
Reference to Abstract Objects in Discourse presents a novel framework and analysis of the ways we refer to abstract objects in natural language discourse. The book begins with ...
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Formal Semantics: An Introduction

Ronnie Cann - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1993 - 344 pages
This accessible introduction to formal, and especially Montague, semantics within a linguistic framework, presupposes no previous background in logic, but takes students step ...
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Contemporary Research in Philosophical Logic and Linguistic Semantics

D.J. Hockney, W.L. Harper, B. Freed - Philosophy - 2012 - 333 pages
In 1973 a workshop was held at The University of Western Ontario on topics of common interest to philosophers and linguists. This volume con tains most of the papers presented ...
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From Discourse to Logic: Introduction to Modeltheoretic Semantics of Natural ...

Hans Kamp, Uwe Reyle - Computers - 1993 - 713 pages
This is the first textbook that approaches natural language semantics and logic from the perspective of Discourse Representation Theory, an approach which emphasizes the ...
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The Logic of Conventional Implicatures

Christopher Potts - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2005 - 246 pages
This text revives the study of conventional implicatures in natural language semantics. The author uses the original concept defined by H. Paul Grice as a key into two areas of ...
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Perspectives on Aspect

Henk J. Verkuyl, Henriette De Swart, Angeliek Van Hout - Foreign Language Study - 2005 - 267 pages
Offers a retrospective view on the research on aspectuality and temporality, and fresh perspectives on the development of the field. This book contains overviews of the ...
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