Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

Henk Zeevat, University of Amsterdam

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ISBN13: 
9789004252899
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9789004252905
Publication Date: 
January 2014
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Hardback
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xvi, 220 pp.
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1472-7870
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30

Edited by Daniel Gutzmann, Jan Köpping and Cécile Meier, University of Frankfurt

This collection takes the classical truth-conditional view of formal semantics one step further and closer to a realistic semantic theory that covers speaker’s intentions, the knowledge of discourse participants, and the meaning of vague or paradoxical utterances.
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Volume: 
32
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004279360
Publication date: 
September 2014

Regine Eckardt, University of Göttingen

In this monograph, Regine Eckardt develops a comprehensive theory of free indirect discourse, analysing speaker-oriented and other context-dependent words in terms of formal semantics and pragmatics.
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Volume: 
31
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004266728
Expected: 
December 2014

Edited by Klaus von Heusinger, University of Cologne and Alice ter Meulen, University of Geneva

This selection of research papers written by Hans Kamp presents the core of his scientific research on natural language semantics and its relation to logic, philosophy and linguistics. Arranged in six sections, the topics range from philosophical reflection on the foundational issues in the...
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Volume: 
29
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251915
Publication date: 
October 2013

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...
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Volume: 
28
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004252172
Publication date: 
July 2013

Galit W. Sassoon, Bar Ilan University

This book presents a study of the connections between vagueness and gradability, and their different manifestations in adjectives (morphological gradability effects) and nouns (typicality effects). It addresses two opposing theoretical approaches from within formal semantics and cognitive...
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Volume: 
27
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781781902639
Publication date: 
March 2013

Mingya Liu, University of Göttingen

Suitable for linguists and philosophers of language, this book provides a multidimensional analysis for the lexical semantics of evaluative adverbs: nonfactive evaluative adverbs trigger a conventional implicature, whereas factive evaluative adverbs not only trigger a conventional implicature but...
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Volume: 
26
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781781902714
Publication date: 
November 2012

Edited by Victoria Escandell-Vidal, Universidad de Alcalá, Manuel Leonetti, Universidad de Alcalá and Aoife Ahern, University College Dublin

The contributions in this volume represent an inflection point in the delimitation and understanding of the notion of procedural meaning and open new paths for future research.
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Volume: 
25
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780857240934
Publication date: 
July 2011

Edited by Ken Turner, University of Brighton

A collection of invited papers that intends to explore the nature of the semantics/pragmatics interface by examining the extent to which the analysis of certain expressions or constructions can be pragmaticised. It contains papers that address the topic of 'making pragmatics semantic'.
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Volume: 
24
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9780857249098
Publication date: 
June 2011

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.
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Volume: 
23
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781849509886
Publication date: 
October 2010

Guangwu Feng, Guangdong University of Foreign Studies

Conventional implicature is itself a highly controversial term, understood very differently by various brands of contemporary pragmatic theory. This book sets out to advance a Gricean theoretical framework of conventional implicature. It also intends to offer an analysis of pragmatic markers in...
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Volume: 
22
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9781849509343
Publication date: 
July 2010

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