The handbook of contemporary semantic theory

Author
  • Lappin, Shalom
Additional Author(s)
  • Fox, Chris
Publisher
Hoboken, New Jersey: John Wiley and Sons, Inc., 2015
Language
English
ISBN
9781118882139
Series
Subject(s)
  • SEMANTICS (PHILOSOPHY)
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references and index
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Abstract
The second edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory presents a comprehensive introduction to cutting-edge research in contemporary theoretical and computational semantics.

Features completely new content from the first edition of The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory
Features contributions by leading semanticists, who introduce core areas of contemporary semantic research, while discussing current research
Suitable for graduate students for courses in semantic theory and for advanced researchers as an introduction to current theoretical work
Physical Dimension
Number of Page(s)
1 online resource (xxi, 176 p.)
Dimension
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Other Desc.
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Summary / Review / Table of Content
Quantifiers, Scope, Plurals, and Ellipsis. Generalized Quantifiers in Natural Language Semantics / Dag Westerståhl --
Scope* / Chris Barker --
Plurals / Yoad Winter, Remko Scha --
Ellipsis / Ruth Kempson, Ronnie Cann, Arash Eshghi, Eleni Gregoromichelaki, Matthew Purver --
Modification, Presupposition, Tense, and Modality. Adjectival Modification and Gradation / Daniel Lassiter --
Presupposition and Implicature / Christopher Potts --
The Semantics of Tense and Aspect / Tim Fernando --
Conditionals and Modality / Magdalena Kaufmann, Stefan Kaufmann --
Nondeclaratives. Semantics of Questions / Andrzej Wiśniewski --
The Semantics of Imperatives / Chris Fox --
Type Theory and Computational Semantics. Constructive Type Theory / Aarne Ranta --
Type Theory with Records for Natural Language Semantics* / Robin Cooper, Jonathan Ginzburg --
Curry Typing, Polymorphism, and Fine-Grained Intensionality / Shalom Lappin --
Semantic Complexity in Natural Language / Ian Pratt-Hartmann --
Implementing Semantic Theories / Jan van Eijck --
Vector Space Models of Lexical Meaning / Stephen Clark --
Recognizing Textual Entailment / Mark Sammons --
Interfaces. Natural Logic / Lawrence S Moss --
The Syntax-Semantics Interface / Malka Rappaport Hovav, Beth Levin --
Reference in Discourse / Andrew Kehler --
Probabilistic Semantics and Pragmatics Uncertainty in Language and Thought / Noah D Goodman, Daniel Lassiter --
Semantics and Dialogue / David Schlangen --
Semantics and Language Acquisition / Eve V Clark.
Exemplar(s)
# Accession No. Call Number Location Status
1.01076/19401.43 Lap TOnline !Available

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