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Formal Semantics : An Introduction - Ronnie Cann

Formal Semantics

An Introduction


Published: 17th May 1993
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This accessible introduction to formal, and especially Montague, semantics within a linguistic framework, presupposes no previous background in logic, but takes students step-by-step from simple predicate/argument structures and their interpretation to Montague's intentional logic.

Predicates and arguments
Negation and co-ordination
Type theory
Lambda abstraction
Time, tense, and aspect
Possible worlds
Intensional semantics
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ISBN: 9780521376105
ISBN-10: 0521376106
Series: Cambridge Textbooks in Linguistics
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 364
Published: 17th May 1993
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.8 x 15.2  x 2.4
Weight (kg): 0.58