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Reference to abstract objects in discourse

Author: Nicholas Asher
Publisher: Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©1993.
Series: Studies in linguistics and philosophy, v. 50.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Reference to Abstract Objects in Discourse presents a novel framework and analysis of the ways we refer to abstract objects in natural language discourse.


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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Asher, Nicholas.
Reference to abstract objects in discourse.
Dordrecht ; Boston : Kluwer Academic, ©1993
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Nicholas Asher
ISBN: 0792322428 9780792322429
OCLC Number: 27811398
Description: viii, 455 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Ch. 1. From Events to Propositions: A Tour of Abstract Entities, Eventualities and the Nominals that Denote Them --
Ch. 2. A Crash Course in DRT --
Ch. 3. Attitudes and Attitude Descriptions --
Ch. 4. The Semantic Representation for Sentential Nominals --
Ch. 5. Problems for the Semantics of Nominals --
Ch. 6. Anaphora and Abstract Entities --
Ch. 7. A Theory of Discourse Structure for an Analysis of Abstract Entity Anaphora --
Ch. 8. Applying the Theory of Discourse Structure to the Anaphoric Phenomena --
Ch. 9. Applications of the Theory of Discourse Structure to Concept Anaphora and VP Ellipsis --
Ch. 10. Model Theory for Abstract Entities and Its Philosophical Implications.
Series Title: Studies in linguistics and philosophy, v. 50.
Responsibility: by Nicholas Asher.


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