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  • Semanticsby Steven Davis

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 64.99

    This is a collection of articles on semantics. The authors try to strike a balance: to obtain a representative coverage of topics, approaches, and recognized authors; and to choose articles which have made an important contribution to the field and are accessible to students and scholars. more...

  • Semantische Kämpfeby Ekkehard Felder

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00

    Dominance and power are also exercised through semantics. When viewing language as a means for asserting certain views on controversial topics in intellectual domains (e.g. medicine, economics, architecture, natural science, history, law, etc.), quasi disputes arise within debates among professionals with regard to appropriate terminologies... more...

  • Semanticsby James R. Hurford; Brendan Heasley; Michael B. Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 36.00

    This practical coursebook introduces all the basics of semantics in a simple, step-by-step fashion. more...

  • Person Reference in Interactionby N. J. Enfield; Tanya Stivers

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 37.00

    This 2007 book examines how we refer to other people in everyday conversation, across different languages and cultures. more...

  • Semantics in Acquisitionby Veerle van Geenhoven

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 279.00

    This book is unique in that it relates two linguistic subfields: Semantics and Language Acquisition. The volume contains a collection of writings that focuses on semantic phenomena and their interpretation in the analysis of the language of a learner. more...

  • Word Sense Disambiguationby Eneko Agirre; Philip Edmonds

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 59.99

    Graeme Hirst University of Toronto Of the many kinds of ambiguity in language, the two that have received the most attention in computational linguistics are those of word senses and those of syntactic structure, and the reasons for this are clear: these ambiguities are overt, their resolution is seemingly essential for any prac- cal application, and... more...

  • Semantic Relationismby Kit Fine

    Wiley 2008; US$ 97.95

    “With characteristic brilliance and rigor, Kit Fine advances a radically new conception of semantic structure that casts light from an unexpected direction on the nature of compositionality and the theory of direct reference.” Tim Williamson, Oxford University “How can two sentences represent the world as being precisely the... more...

  • Situated Communicationby Gert Rickheit; Ipke Wachsmuth

    De Gruyter 2006; US$ 210.00

    This volume contains a selection of studies from the Collaborative Research Center ?Situated Artificial Communicators.? The contributions focus on different aspects of human-human and human-machine interaction in situations which closely model everyday workplace demands. The interdisciplinary approach integrates theory, description, and experimentation... more...

  • Presupposition and Implicature in Compositional Semanticsby Dr Uli Sauerland; Dr Penka Stateva

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 125.00

    All humans can interpret sentences of their native language quickly and without effort. Working from the perspective of generative grammar, the contributors to this volume investigate three mental mechanisms, widely assumed to underlie this ability: compositional semantics, implicature computation and presupposition computation. more...

  • Compositionality in Formal Semanticsby Barbara H. Partee

    Wiley 2008; US$ 92.95

    Compositionality in Formal Semantics is a collection of Barbara Partee’s papers that have been influential in the field but are not readily available and includes a new introductory essay in which Partee reflects on how her thinking and the field of semantics have developed over the past 35 years. Brings together, in one volume, influential... more...