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  • Catastrophe Theoretic Semanticsby Wolfgang Wildgen

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 102.00

    René Thom, the famous French mathematician and founder of catastrophe theory, considered linguistics an exemplary field for the application of his general morphology. It is surprising that physicists, chemists, biologists, psychologists and sociologists are all engaged in the field of catastrophe theory, but that there has been almost no echo from... more...

  • Explorations in Semantics and Pragmaticsby Geoffrey N. Leech

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 102.00

    The aim of this book is to show the way forward to a coherent view of language in which the achievement of the formalist paradigm is strengthened to the extent that its claims are weakened. A formal theory such as generative grammar is a special theory which is to be subsumed in a general theory of linguistic communication that also includes pragmatics.... more...

  • Situation et significationby Ivan Fónagy

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 102.00

    Ceux qui parlent une langue seconde, savent par leur propre expérience que, malgré une bonne connaissance du vocabulaire et des règles de la grammaire, ils n’arrivent pas à réagir verbalement à des situations concrètes de la même manière que ceux qui la parlent en langue maternelle. Cet ouvrage, à la fois théorique et pratique, tâche de combler ce... more...

  • Semanticsby John I. Saeed

    Wiley 2011; US$ 61.95 US$ 55.76

    The third edition of this popular textbook provides an engaging and accessible introduction to semantics for students new to the field. Explores the basic concepts and methods of the field and discusses some of the most important contemporary lines of research Contains new solutions to chapter exercises in order to familiarize the student with... more...

  • Current Methods in Historical Semanticsby Kathryn Allan; Justyna A. Robinson

    De Gruyter 2012; US$ 149.99

    The future of English linguistics as envisaged by the editors of Topics in English Linguistics lies in empirical studies which integrate work in English linguistics into general and theoretical linguistics on the one hand, and comparative linguistics on the other. The TiEL series features volumes that present interesting new data and... more...

  • Referential-Semantic Analysisby Torben Thrane

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 27.00

    Dr Thrane makes an original contribution to one of the central topics in syntax and semantics: the nature and mechanisms of reference in natural language. more...

  • Cultural Semantics and Social Cognitionby Carsten Levisen

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 149.99

    The series publishes state-of-the-art work on core areas of linguistics across theoretical frameworks as well as studies that provide new insights by building bridges to neighbouring fields such as neuroscience and cognitive science. The series considers itself a forum for cutting-edge research based on solid empirical data on language... more...

  • Semantics. Volume 3by Claudia Maienborn; Klaus von Heusinger; Paul Portner

    De Gruyter Mouton 2013; US$ 380.00

    The series Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science is designed to illuminate a field which not only includes general linguistics and the study of linguistics as applied to specific languages, but also covers those more recent areas which have developed from the increasing body of research into the manifold forms of communicative... more...

  • Events of Putting and Takingby Anetta Kopecka; Bhuvana Narasimhan

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 2012; US$ 149.00

    In Kalasha, an Indo-Aryan language spoken in Northwest Pakistan, the linguistic encoding of ‘put’ and ‘take’ events reveals a symmetry between lexical ‘put’ and ‘take’ verbs that implies ‘placement on’ and ‘removal from’ a supporting surface. As regards ‘placement in’... more...

  • Frames und lexikalisches Bedeutungswissenby Klaus-Peter Konerding

    De Gruyter 1993; US$ 238.00

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