Problems of Compositionality
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Garland Pub. (2000)
This book is a critical discussion of the principle of compositionality, the thesis that the meaning of a complex expression is fully determined by the meanings of its constituents and its structure. The aim of this book is to clarify what is meant by this principle, to show that its traditional justification is insufficient, and to discuss some of the problems that have to be addressed before a new attempt can be made to justify it
|Keywords||Semantics Compositionality (Linguistics|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Call number||P325.5.C626.S97 2000|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
Nat Hansen (2012). J. L. Austin and Literal Meaning. European Journal of Philosophy 20 (4):n/a-n/a.
Zoltan Szabo (2010). The Determination of Content. Philosophical Studies 148 (2):253 - 272.
Zoltán Szabó (2010). The Determination of Content. Philosophical Studies 148 (2):253 - 272.
Similar books and articles
Daniel Cohnitz (2005). Is Compositionality an a Priori Principle? In M. Wening, E. Machery & G. Schurz (eds.), The Compositionality of Concepts and Meanings: Foundational Issues. Ontos.
Zoltán Gendler Szabó (2000). Compositionality as Supervenience. Linguistics and Philosophy 23 (5):475-505.
Wlodek Zadrozny (1994). From Compositional to Systematic Semantics. Linguistics and Philosophy 17 (4):329 - 342.
Philip Robbins (2002). How to Blunt the Sword of Compositionality. Noûs 36 (2):313-334.
Jeroen Groenendijk & Martin Stokhof (2005). Why Compositionality? In Greg N. Carlson & Francis Jeffry Pelletier (eds.), Reference and Quantification: The Partee Effect. Csli. 83--106.
Mark Siebel (2000). Red Watermelons and Large Elephants: A Case Against Compositionality? Theoria 15 (38):263-280.
Peter Pagin (2010). Compositionality II: Arguments and Problems. Philosophy Compass 5 (3):265-282.
Sorry, there are not enough data points to plot this chart.
Added to index2009-01-28
Recent downloads (6 months)0
How can I increase my downloads?