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By Ivano Caponigro,Carlo Cecchetto

ISBN-10: 1107033101

ISBN-13: 9781107033108

lately, the examine of formal semantics and formal pragmatics has grown greatly exhibiting that center points of language that means should be defined by way of a number of ideas. those ideas are grounded within the good judgment that's at the back of - and tightly intertwined with - the grammar of human language. during this ebook, probably the most popular figures in linguistics, together with Noam Chomsky and Barbara H. Partee, supply new insights into the character of linguistic that means and pave the best way for the extra improvement of formal semantics and formal pragmatics. each one bankruptcy investigates numerous dimensions during which the logical nature of human language manifests itself inside of a language and/or throughout languages. Phenomena like naked plurals, loose selection goods, scalar implicatures, intervention results, and logical operators are investigated extensive and every now and then cross-linguistically and/or experimentally. This quantity may be of curiosity to students operating in the fields of semantics, pragmatics, language acquisition and psycholinguistics.

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