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  • Zählenby Moritz Wedell

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2011; US$ 55.17

    Die Verwendung des Worts zeln ist dominant durch seine pragmatische Funktion geprägt: zeln, das ist zuallererst das emphatische und öffentliche Zuschreiben von Rang und Amt, von Schönheit, Tapferkeit, Freiheit usw. Zeln ist zunächst immer ein Akt der Mitteilung in der Kommunikation von Angesicht zu Angesicht. Die Kerbholzüberlieferung, das materiell-notationale... more...

  • Virtusby Silke Schwandt

    Campus Verlag 2014; US$ 34.20

    Die Verwendung des lateinischen Wortes »virtus« ist in den Schriften des Mittelalters nahezu omnipräsent. Gleichzeitig ist das Konzept, das mit dieser Vokabel verbunden wird, mehrdeutig und schillernd. Was uns heute als »Tugend« verständlich erscheint, hat eine semantische Karriere hinter sich, die sich zwischen so unterschiedlichen Bedeutungen wie... more...

  • Semanticsby Howard Gregory

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 35.95

    Semantics is an accessible and practical introduction to formal semantics, the study of linguistic meaning, for students studying language and linguistics. more...

  • Negative Contextsby Ton van der Wouden

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 200.00

    Ton van der Wouden's account of negative contexts emphasizes pragmatic considerations, as well as semantic and syntactic ones. more...

  • Semantic Relations and the Lexiconby M. Lynne Murphy

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00

    Handbook on semantic relations between words, and different approaches to how these are mentally represented. more...

  • Literal Meaningby François Recanati

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 26.00

    A provocative contribution to the current debate about the best delimitation of semantics and pragmatics. more...

  • Regularity in Semantic Changeby Elizabeth Closs Traugott; Richard B. Dasher

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 43.00

    This important study of semantic change examines the various ways in which new meanings arise through language use. more...

  • Insensitive Semanticsby Herman Cappelen; Ernest Lepore

    Blackwell Publishing Ltd. 2005; US$ 41.95

    Insensitive Semantics is an overview of and contribution to the debates about how to accommodate context sensitivity within a theory of human communication, investigating the effects of context on communicative interaction and, as a corollary, what a context of utterance is and what it is to be in one. Provides detailed and wide-ranging overviews... more...

  • Parts and Wholes in Semanticsby Friederike Moltmann

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 49.99

    This book develops a unified account of expressions involving the notions of "part" and "whole " in which principles of the individuation of part structures play a central role. Moltmann presents a range of new empirical generalizations with data from English and a variety of other languages involving plurals, mass nouns, adnominal and adverbial modifiers... more...

  • Plastic Glasses and Church Fathersby David Kronenfeld

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 94.99

    Presents a comprehensive understanding of the process by which we use words in speech to refer to things in the world. The text aims to develop a theory of the semantics of natural language which can account adequately for native speakers' intuitions regarding word meanings and their word usage. more...