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  • Formal Semanticsby Paul H. Portner; Barbara H. Partee

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    Formal Semantics: The Essential Readings is a collection of seminal papers that have shaped the field of formal semantics in linguistics. more...

  • Formale Semantik und natürliche Spracheby Horst Lohnstein

    De Gruyter 2011; US$ 42.00

    Modern linguistics makes increasing use of abstract theories to describe the human capacity for language. This textbook provides a clear overview of the current theoretical concepts and analytical methods; in addition, it explains the technical foundations of formal semantics. It is structured as an aid to teaching and learning, with large... more...

  • Foundations of Intensional Semanticsby Chris Fox; Shalom Lappin

    Wiley 2008; US$ 145.95

    This book provides a systematic study of three foundational issues in the semantics of natural language that have been relatively neglected in the past few decades. focuses on the formal characterization of intensions, the nature of an adequate type system for natural language semantics, and the formal power of the semantic representation language... more...

  • The Foundations of Linguistic Theory (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)by Nigel Love

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 47.95

    For Roy Harris, the fundamental problem about linguistics is that it has been led astray by the fact that we are capable intellectually of ?decontextualising? our own verbal behaviour. A whole interlocking system of doctrines about forms, meanings and communication has arisen designed to support the idea that one particular kind of decontextualising... more...

  • Frames of Understanding in Text and Discourseby Alexander Ziem

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2014; US$ 149.00

    How do words mean? What is the nature of meaning? How can we grasp a word?s meaning? The frame-semantic approach developed in this book offers some well-founded answers to such long-standing, but still controversial issues. Following Charles Fillmore?s definition of frames as both organizers of experience and tools for understanding, the monograph... more...

  • Frames und lexikalisches Bedeutungswissenby Klaus-Peter Konerding

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 224.00

    Frames Und Lexikalisches Bedeutungswissen: Untersuchungen Zur Linguistischen Grundlegung Einer Frametheorie Und Zu Ihrer Anwendung in Der Lexikographie more...

  • Frames und sprachliches Wissenby Alexander Ziem

    De Gruyter 2008; US$ 238.00

    The book is concerned with frame theory, which in recent years has experienced an immense growth in interest, not only in Germanic Linguistics. Frames are knowledge structures in the long-term memory which are of relevance for understanding expressions in language. Thus, for example, the gratuity frame makes knowledge available about eating... more...

  • From Language to Multimodalityby Carys Jones; Eija Ventola

    Equinox Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 90.25

    This book shares the recent debates by systemic functional linguistics and other linguistic forums. Its principal focus is on how we use language to make meaning of the world, on how the systems and structures of the ideational function of language represent the realisation of our experiences of the world around us. more...

  • From Polysemy to Semantic Changeby Martine Vanhove

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 165.00

    This book is the result of a joint project on lexical and semantic typology which gathered together field linguists, semanticists, cognitivists, typologists, and an NLP specialist. These cross-linguistic studies concern semantic shifts at large, both synchronic and diachronic: the outcome of polysemy, heterosemy, or semantic change at the lexical level.... more...

  • Gebrauchsanführungenby Michael Grabski

    De Gruyter 1988; US$ 133.00

    Gebrauchs-anfuhrungen. Ein Ausdrucksmittel fur die Storung semantischer Struktur. more...