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Semantics : the study of meaning

Author: Geoffrey N Leech
Publisher: Harmondsworth, Middlesex, England ; New York, N.Y., U.S.A. : Penguin, 1990, ©1981.
Series: (Penguin language and linguistics)
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Geoffrey Leech stresses the contribution of semantics to the understanding of practical problems of communication and concept-manipulation in modern society.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Geoffrey N Leech
ISBN: 0140216944 9780140216943 9780140134872 0140134875
OCLC Number: 610420777
Description: xii, 383 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Contents: 1. Meaning of meaning ---
2. Seven types of meaning ---
3. Bony-structures concepts ---
4. Semantics and society ---
5. Is semantics scientific? ---
6. Components and contrasts of meaning ---
7. Componential analysis: extensions and problems ---
8. The semantic structure of sentences ---
9. Logic in everyday language ---
10. Semantics and syntax ---
11. Semantics and the dictionary ---
12. Colour and kinship: two case studies in universal semantics ---
13. Semantic equivalence and deep semantics ---
14. Presuppositions ---
15. Factuality ---
16. Semantics and pragmatics ---
17. Alternative theories.
Series Title: (Penguin language and linguistics)
Responsibility: Geoffrey Leech.

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Geoffrey Leech stresses the contribution of semantics to the understanding of practical problems of communication and concept-manipulation in modern society.

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