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Semantics - Foundations, History and Methods

Ed. by Heusinger, Klaus / Maienborn, Claudia / Portner, Paul

Series:Mouton Reader

DE GRUYTER MOUTON

    34,95 € / $40.99 / £32.00*

    eBook (EPUB)
    Publication Date:
    2019
    To be published:
    February 2019
    ISBN
    978-3-11-039334-7
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    Overview

    • state of the art in linguistic semantics
    • great number of distinguished scholars and experts in the field
    • for the first time available as paperbacks

    Aims and Scope

    Get to grips with the fundamentals of semantics research. Written by a team of world-class experts, this book introduces the subject for a broad audience of linguists, cognitive scientists, philosophers, and computer scientists. It explores the core concepts of sentential semantics and includes sections on questions, imperatives, copular clauses, and existential sentences. It also features essential research on sentence types, and explains central concepts in the theory of information structure and discourse structure. Now in paperback for the first time since its original publication, the material in this modern classic is an ideal resource for anyone involved in semantics research.

    Details

    Approx. viii, 418 pages
    DE GRUYTER MOUTON
    Language:
    English
    Type of Publication:
    Professional Book
    Keyword(s):
    Semantics, Linguistic Theories; Generative and Cognitive Linguistics

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    Claudia Maienborn, Tübingen, Germany; Klaus von Heusinger, Köln, Germany; Paul Portner, Washington D.C., USA.

    Reviews

    "It’s great news that this outstanding Handbook of Semantics is appearing in paperback, now accessible to individuals as well as to libraries. The Handbook is a masterful achievement, both broad and deep -- it has almost every topic you might want to learn about, in articles generally written by the people you would most want to learn from. A lasting reference work of the highest quality."

    (Barbara H Partee, University of Massachusetts, Amherst)

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