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The Cambridge handbook of formal semantics

Author: Maria Aloni; Paul Jacques Edgar Dekker
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016. ©2016
Series: Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Formal semantics - the scientific study of meaning in natural language - is one of the most fundamental and long-established areas of linguistics. This Handbook offers a comprehensive, yet compact guide to the field, bringing together research from a wide range of world-leading experts. Chapters include coverage of the historical context and foundation of contemporary formal semantics, a survey of the variety of  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Cambridge handbook of formal semantics.
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2016
(OCoLC)924625486
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Maria Aloni; Paul Jacques Edgar Dekker
ISBN: 9781139236157 1139236156
OCLC Number: 958862720
Description: 1 online resource (xii, 925 pages).
Contents: Part I: The landscape of formal semantics --
Part II: Theory of reference and quantification --
Part III: Temporal and aspectual ontology and other semantic structures --
Part IV: Intensionality and force --
Part V: The interfaces.
Series Title: Cambridge handbooks in language and linguistics.
Responsibility: edited by Maria Aloni and Paul Dekker.

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