Tying together linguistics, philology and philosophy, this monograph explores the morphological and semantic development of the heavily marked reflexive system in Ancient Greek and argues that these changes are connected to a reconceptualisation of the human subject as characteristically reflexive.
Edited by María Cristia Cuervo and Yves Roberge
Includes papers that explore the issues and re-assess generally accepted premises on the relationship between lexical meaning and the morphosyntax of sentences by confronting two competing approaches to this issue.
Edited by Daniel Gutzmann, University of Frankfurt and Hans-Martin Gärtner, Hungarian Academy of Sciences
Beyond Expressives: Explorations in Use-Conditional Meaning offers empirical and theoretical studies of expressions whose meaning falls outside the standard realm of truth-conditional semantics. Going beyond examples of expressives, the contributions acount for the semantics and pragmatics ...
Alastair Butler, Tohoku University
This book argues that constraints of interaction from semantic evaluations enforce grammatical dependency patterns that recur across natural languages and within constructions at intra and inter sentential levels as well as discourse levels.
Edited by Rainer Bäuerle, University of Stuttgart, Uwe Reyle, University of Stuttgart and Thomas Ede Zimmermann, University of Frankfurt
Undoubtedly, presupposition theory is a major chapter in the success story of dynamic semantics. This book features papers on this topic based on a conference on "Presupposition" convened in Stuttgart in October 2000.
Edited by Bruce Fraser and Ken Turner
Professor Jacob Mey is one of the most respected, enterprising, industrious, scholarly and, avuncular members of the many linguistics communities in which he has worked. This collection includes invited papers that honours Professor Mey on the occasion of his eightieth birthday.
De Bao Xu
Contains eight papers that cover the areas of field-work, dialectology, and synchronic studies of segmental and tonal systems of the Chinese language family. These papers are related to the theoretical issues in: the SPE Model; Lexical Phonology and Morphology; Autosegmental Phonology; Metrical ...
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