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Edited by Mark Janse and Sijmen Tol
Edited by Robert D. Borsley
For any theory of syntax, questions arise about its classificatory scheme: What are the categories? What properties do they have? And, How do they relate to each other? This book contains essays that address these questions by inquiring whether there is a distinction between lexical and ...
Bart Geurts, Radboud University Nijmegen
In this volume, Geurts takes discourse representation theory (DRT), and turns it into a unified account of anaphora and presupposition, which he applies not only to the standard problem cases but also to the interpretation of modal expressions, attitude reports, and proper names.
Kasia Jaszczolt, University of Cambridge
This book is about beliefs, language, communication and cognition. It deals with the fundamental issue of the interpretation of the speaker's utterance expressing a belief and reporting on beliefs of other people in the form of oratio obliqua.
Edited by Ken Turner, University of Brighton
This volume examines explicitly the question of how the semantics and pragmatics of a number of expressions might be responsibly discussed. In the past, the temptation has been for the expressions in question to be discussed either in terms of the semantics, or in terms of the pragmatics, but ...
Edited by Antonella Sorace, Caroline Heycock and Richard Shilcock
Presenting research, this book illustrates the fruitfulness of the convergence of endeavours between researchers of different orientations. It also addresses a range of core issues in Language Acquisition from the different viewpoints (lexical-semantic theory, generative grammar, experimental ...
Edited by Christopher Beedham
Contains 37 papers selected from the proceedings of the XXXIst Annual Meeting of the Societas Linguistica Europaea held at the University of St Andrews, Scotland in 1998. The general theme of the conference was 'langue and parole in synchronic and diachronic perspective'.
In the colonial era large parts of Dutch law were 'exported' to Indonesia. Apart from being a dictionary of Dutch judicial terms, the book aims to give the reader a clear understanding of Indonesian law and tries to make it accessible by way of comparative law. Attention is given not only to ...
Zinny S. Bond
Occasionally, listeners' strategies for dealing with casual speech lead them into an erroneous perception of the intended message - a slip of the ear. This book describes and analyzes a collection of almost 1000 examples of misperceptions from real-life conversations.
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