Semantics, Second Edition (Palgrave Modern Linguistics)

Semantics, Second Edition (Palgrave Modern Linguistics)

Kate Kearns


Semantics is the examine of the literal which means of phrases and the that means of how phrases are mixed. This enticing advent to formal semantics assumes no earlier wisdom, supplying a superior figuring out of quite a number semantic phenomena. really wide-ranging in assurance, no different introductory textbook discusses a similar variety of subject matters. parts coated include:
 
--a beginner's advent to kind thought and the lambda calculus
--generalized quantifier theory
--referential opacity
--thematic roles and lexical conceptual structure
--aktionsarten
--tense and point, together with Discourse illustration Theory
--event semantics
 
Illustrated all through with quite a few sensible examples, each one bankruptcy additionally comprises workouts, graded to 3 diverse degrees of trouble, in addition to feedback for additional examining.
 
Thoroughly revised and multiplied, this moment variation comprises solely new fabric on style idea, lambda calculus, semantic composition and dialogue of time inside of a story. complete and available, Semantics is perfect for either undergraduate and postgraduate scholars operating at quite a few degrees.

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