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Semantics

  • Mind, Values, and Metaphysicsby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00

    Deep metaphysical analyses of the notion of truth-making Discussion of the notion of explanation in metaphysics Overview of Austrian philosophy from Bolzano to Wittgenstein A complete bibliography of Kevin Mulligan's work more...

  • Sprachen der Weltby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2015; US$ 44.41

    Gegenwärtig verwenden 7 Milliarden Menschen 7000 verschiedene Sprachen. Aber nur 6% der Sprachen haben mehr als 1 Million Sprecher. Oft sind es nicht mehr als 1000 Menschen, die sich in einer Sprache verständigen können. Es gibt also große und kleine Sprachen. Dieter Wunderlich erklärt, warum das so ist. Wie entstehen neue Sprachen? Welche sind miteinander... more...

  • Game Theory and Linguistic Meaningby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 120.00

    This is the first book to collect research on game-theoretic tools in the analysis of language with particular reference to semantics and pragmatics. Games are significant, because they pertain equally to pragmatics and semantics of natural language. The book provides an overview of the variety of ways in which game theory is used in the analysis of... more...

  • Evolution of Semantic Systemsby

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 109.00

    This book explores a range of topics in Semantic Systems, from underlying universal principles to representation and processing aspects to paradigmatic examples. Discusses semantic aspects of information, such as meaning, sense, reference and function. more...

  • The Future of Thinkingby Peter Washington *Ga*; Jeff Mason; Peter Washington

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 53.95

    Learning to think is a complex process made up of reading, writing listening, speaking and remembering textual materials. The aim of this topical book is to encourage practical educational reform in the Humanities by taking the emphasis away from the reception of texts to their production. Adapting rhetorical teaching methods, the authors encourage... more...

  • Metaphor and Non-metaphorby Jan M.G. Aarts; Joseph P. Calbert

    De Gruyter 1979; US$ 133.00

    Metaphor and Non-metaphor The Semantics of Adjective-noun Combinations more...

  • Subject, Theme and Agent in Modern Standard Arabicby Hussein Abdul-Raof

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 190.00

    Investigates the universal categories 'subject', 'theme', and 'agent' with special reference to their functional status in Modern Standard Arabic (MSA) and how these three distinct functions may or may not coincide in Arabic sentences. These functions are inexplicitly characterised by classical and modern Arab linguists and Arabists alike. It has been... more...

  • Signs of the Timesby Elizabeth Abel

    University of California Press 2010; US$ 29.95

    Signs of the Times traces the career of Jim Crow signs?simplified in cultural memory to the "colored/white" labels that demarcated the public spaces of the American South?from their intellectual and political origins in the second half of the nineteenth century through their dismantling by civil rights activists in the 1960s and ?70s. In this beautifully... more...

  • Habermas and Pragmatismby Mitchell Aboulafia; Myra Bookman; and Cathy Kemp

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 46.95

    There are few living thinkers who have enjoyed the eminence and reown of Jürgen Hamermas. His work has been highly influential not only in philosopy, but also in the fields of politics, sociology and law. This is the first collection dedicated to exploring the connections between his body of work ahd America's most significant philosophical movement,... more...

  • Modality?Aspect Interfacesby Werner Abraham; Elisabeth Leiss

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    The main topics pursued in this volume are based on empirical insights derived from Germanic: logical and typological dispositions about aspect-modality links. These are probed in a variety of non-related languages. The logically establishable links are the following: Modal verbs are aspect sensitive in the selection of their infinitival complements... more...