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Semantics : An Interdisciplinary Reader in Philosophy, Linguistics and Psychology - Danny D. Steinberg

Semantics

An Interdisciplinary Reader in Philosophy, Linguistics and Psychology

Paperback Published: 29th July 1974
ISBN: 9780521204996
Number Of Pages: 616

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This 1978 book is a collaborative volume bringing together work in semantics from various disciplines, so that each may inform the other. Papers on philosophy from Charles Caton, David Wiggins, William Alston, H. P. Grice, Paul Ziff, Gilbert Harman, Leonard Linsky, P. F. Strawson, Keith Donnellan, Zeno Vendler, John Searle, W. V. Quine: on linguistics Howard Maclay, Noam Chomsky, James McCawley, George Lakoff, Jerrold Katz, Uriel Weinrich, D. Terence Lagendoen, Paul and Carol Kiparsky, Charles Fillmore, Edward Bendix, Mansfred Bierwisch, R. M. W. Dixon, Kenneth Hale: on psychology Dannt Steinberg, Charles E. Osgood, David McNeill, Eric H. Lenneberg, Jerry A. Fodor, George Miller, Thomas Bever and Peter Rosenbaum.

Preface
Acknowledgements and references to reprinted articles
Philosophy: Overview
Meaning
On sentence-sense, word-sense and difference of word sense. Towards a philosophical theory of dictionaries
How does one tell whether a word has one, several or many senses? William P. Alston; 3; A reply to
Meaning
Three levels of meaning
Reference
Reference and referents
Identifying reference and truth-values
Reference and definite descriptions
Singular terms
The problem of proper names
The inscrutability of reference
Linguistics: Overview
The Role of Semantics in a Grammar
Deep structure, surface structure, and semantic interpretations
Where do noun phrases come from?
On generative semantics
Meaning, Presupposition and Reference
Semantic theory
Explorations in semantic theory
Presupposition and relative well-formedness
Presupposition and assertion in the semantic analysis of nouns and verbs in English
Fact
The Lexicon
Types of lexical information
The data of semantic description
On classifying semantic features
A method of semantic description
A note on a Walbiri tradition of antonymy
Psychology: Overview
Theoretical Issues
Where do sentences come from?
Are there specifically linguistic universals?
Language and cognition
Could meaning be an rm?
Empirical Studies
Empirical methods in the study of semantics
Some lexical structures and their empirical validity
Index
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ISBN: 9780521204996
ISBN-10: 0521204992
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 616
Published: 29th July 1974
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2  x 3.5
Weight (kg): 0.89