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  1. Richard Gaskin (2008). The Unity of the Proposition. Oxford University Press.
    Truth, falsity, and unity -- Sentences, lists, and collections -- Declarative and other kinds of sentence -- Declarative sentences and propositions -- Sentences, propositions, and truth-values -- Sentences, propositions, and unity -- Unity and complexity -- Reference and supposition -- Reference and signification -- Linguistic idealism and empirical realism -- Russell on truth, falsity, and unity : 1903 -- Russell on truth, falsity, and unity : 1910-13 -- Russell on truth, falsity, and unity : 1918 -- (...)
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    Jennifer Mather Saul (2007). Simple Sentences, Substitution, and Intuitions. Oxford University Press.
    Substitution and simple sentences -- Simple sentences and semantics -- Simple sentences and implicatures -- The enlightenment problem and a common assumption -- Abandoning (EOI) -- Beyond matching propositions -- App. A : extending the account -- App. B : belief reporting.
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  3. S. C. Dik (1968). Coordination: Its Implications for the Theory of General Linguistics. Amsterdam, North-Holland.
     
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  4. L. H. Groeneboom-Elbers (1974). Complex Sentences, Clause Boundaries, and Phoneme Monitoring Latencies. Psychological Laboratory, University of Utrecht.
     
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  5. V. Z. Panfilov (1968). Grammar and Logic. Paris, Mouton.
     
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  6. Zvi Penner (1988). The Grammar of the Nominal Sentence: A Government-Binding Approach. Universitaet Bern, Institut Für Sprachwissenschaft.
  7. Knud Lambrecht (1994). Information Structure and Sentence Form: Topic, Focus, and the Mental Representations of Discourse Referents. Cambridge University Press.
    Why do speakers of all languages use different grammatical structures under different communicative circumstances to express the same idea? In this comprehensive study, Professor Lambrecht explores the relationship between the structure of sentences and the linguistic and extra-linguistic contexts in which they are used. His analysis is based on the observation that the structure of a sentence reflects a speaker's assumptions about the hearer's state of knowledge and consciousness at the time of the utterance. This relationship between speaker assumptions (...)
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    Gillian Kay Russell (2008). Truth in Virtue of Meaning. Oxford University Press.
    The analytic/synthetic distinction looks simple. It is a distinction between two different kinds of sentence. Synthetic sentences are true in part because of the way the world is, and in part because of what they mean. Analytic sentences - like all bachelors are unmarried and triangles have three sides - are different. They are true in virtue of meaning, so no matter what the world is like, as long as the sentence means what it does, it will be (...)
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    Matthew Reeve (2012). Clefts and Their Relatives. John Benjamins Pub. Co..
    Introduction -- The syntax of English clefts -- Clefts and the licensing of relative clauses -- Clefts in Slavonic languages -- The syntax of specificational sentences -- Conclusion.
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    Yael Greenberg (2003). Manifestations of Genericity. Routledge.
    In this book, Yael Greenberg discusses and clarifies a number of controversial issues and phenomena in the generic literature, including the existence of ...
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    Richard Gaskin (2010). The Unity of the Proposition: Replies to Vallicella, Schnieder, and García-Carpintero. Dialectica 64 (2):303-311.
    Richard Gaskin presents a work in the philosophy of language.
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    Gary Ebbs (2009). Truth and Words. Oxford University Press.
    Gary Ebbs shows that this appearance is illusory.
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  13. Giorgio Graffi (2012). La Frase: L'Analisi Logica. Carocci.
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  14. G. N. Manaenko (2006). Informat͡sionno-Diskursivnyĭ Podkhod K Analizu Oslozhnennogo Predlozhenii͡a. Stavropolskoe Otdelenie Rossiĭskoĭ Assot͡siat͡sii Lingvistov-Kognitologov.
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    Igorʹ A. Melʹčuk (2012). Semantics: From Meaning to Text. John Benjamins Pub. Co..
    This book presents an innovative and novel approach to linguistic semantics, beginning with the idea that language can be described as a system for the expression of linguistic Meanings as particular surface forms or Texts.
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  16. Sheldon Rosenberg (ed.) (1977). Sentence Production: Developments in Research and Theory. Distributed by Halsted Press.
     
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  17. Erik Ryding (1980). Statements and Exhortations. Doxa.
     
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  18. P. I. Shleĭvis (ed.) (2007). Nekotorye Voprosy Slovosochetanii͡a I Predlozhenii͡a V I͡azykakh Raznykh Tipov: Mezhvuzovskiĭ Sbornik Nauchnykh Trudov. Pi͡atigorskiĭ Gos. Lingvisticheskiĭ Universitet.
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    Gennaro Chierchia (1995). Dynamics of Meaning: Anaphora, Presupposition, and the Theory of Grammar. University of Chicago Press.
    In The Dynamics of Meaning , Gennaro Chierchia tackles central issues in dynamic semantics and extends the general framework. Chapter 1 introduces the notion of dynamic semantics and discusses in detail the phenomena that have been used to motivate it, such as "donkey" sentences and adverbs of quantification. The second chapter explores in greater depth the interpretation of indefinites and issues related to presuppositions of uniqueness and the "E-type strategy." In Chapter 3, Chierchia extends the dynamic approach (...)
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  20. Ngoni Chipere (2003). Understanding Complex Sentences: Native Speaker Variation in Syntactic Competence. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Is native speaker variation in understanding complex sentences due to individual differences in working memory capacity or in syntactic competence? The answer to this question has very important consequences for both theoretical and applied concerns in linguistics and education. This book is distinctive in giving an historical and interdisciplinary perspective on the rule- based and experience-based debate and in supporting an integrated account. In the study reported here, variation was found to be due to differences in syntactic competence and (...)
     
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  21. Ariel Cohen (1999). Think Generic! The Meaning and Use of Generic Sentences.
     
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  22. Pauline I. Jacobson (1980). The Syntax of Crossing Coreference Sentences. Garland Pub..
     
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  23. W. G. Klooster (1972). The Structure Underlying Measure Phrase Sentences. Dordrecht,Reidel.
     
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  24. David Adger (2003). Core Syntax: A Minimalist Approach. Oxford University Press.
    This is an introduction to the structure of sentences in human languages. It assumes no prior knowledge of linguistic theory and little of elementary grammar. It will suit students coming to syntactic theory for the first time either as graduates or undergraduates. It will also be useful for those in fields such as computational science, artificial intelligence, or cognitive psychology who need a sound knowledge of current syntactic theory.
     
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    P. F. Strawson (2004). Subject and Predicate in Logic and Grammar. Ashgate.
    P.F. Strawson's essay traces some formal characteristics of logic and grammar to their roots in general features of thought and experience.
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    C. Dutilh Novaes (2008). A Comparative Taxonomy of Medieval and Modern Approaches to Liar Sentences. History and Philosophy of Logic 29 (3):227-261.
    Two periods in the history of logic and philosophy are characterized notably by vivid interest in self-referential paradoxical sentences in general, and Liar sentences in particular: the later medieval period (roughly from the 12th to the 15th century) and the last 100 years. In this paper, I undertake a comparative taxonomy of these two traditions. I outline and discuss eight main approaches to Liar sentences in the medieval tradition, and compare them to the most influential (...)
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    Otto Jespersen (1965). The Philosophy of Grammar. New York, Norton.
    " It is the connected presentation of Jespersen's views of the general principles of grammar based on years of studying various languages through both direct ...
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    Michael N. Forster (2005). Wittgenstein on the Arbitrariness of Grammar. Princeton University Press.
    What is the nature of a conceptual scheme? Are there alternative conceptual schemes? If so, are some more justifiable or correct than others? The later Wittgenstein already addresses these fundamental philosophical questions under the general rubric of "grammar" and the question of its "arbitrariness"--and does so with great subtlety. This book explores Wittgenstein's views on these questions. Part I interprets his conception of grammar as a generalized version of Kant's transcendental idealist solution to a puzzle about necessity. It also (...)
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    Robert Stainton (2006). Words and Thoughts: Subsentences, Ellipsis, and the Philosophy of Language. Published in the United States by Oxford University Press.
    It is a near truism of philosophy of language that sentences are prior to words--that they are the only things that fundamentally have meaning. Robert's Stainton's study interrogates this idea, drawing on a wide body of evidence to argue that speakers can and do use mere words, not sentences, to communicate complex thoughts.
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    Harry C. Bunt (1985). Mass Terms and Model-Theoretic Semantics. Cambridge University Press.
    'Mass terms', words like water, rice and traffic, have proved very difficult to accommodate in any theory of meaning since, unlike count nouns such as house or dog, they cannot be viewed as part of a logical set and differ in their grammatical properties. In this study, motivated by the need to design a computer program for understanding natural language utterances incorporating mass terms, Harry Bunt provides a thorough analysis of the problem and offers an original and detailed (...)
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    Peter Lasersohn (1990). A Semantics for Groups and Events. Garland Pub..
    This dissertation provides a model-theoretic semantics for English sentences atttributing a property or action to a group of objects, either collectively or distributively. It is shown that certain adverbial expressions select for collective predicates; therefore collective and distibutive predicates must be distinguishable. This finding is problematic for recent accounts of distributive predicates which analyze such predicates as taking group-level arguments, and hence as not distinguishable from collective predicates. ;A group-level treatment of distributives is possible, however, if predicate denotations are (...)
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    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1974). Philosophical Grammar. Blackwell.
    pt. 1. The proposition and its sense.--pt. 2. On logic and mathematics.
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    Stephen C. Levinson (2000). Presumptive Meanings: The Theory of Generalized Conversational Implicature. MIT Press.
    When we speak, we mean more than we say. In this book Stephen C. Levinson explains some general processes that underlie presumptions in communication.
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  34. Rush Rhees & Anthony Kenny (eds.) (1974). Philosophical Grammar. Wiley.
    In 1933 Ludwig Wittgenstein revised a manuscript he had compiled from his 1930-1932 notebooks, but the work as a whole was not published until 1969, as _Philosophische Grammatik. _This first English translation clearly reveals the central place _Philosophical Grammar _occupies in Wittgenstein's thought and provides a link from his earlier philosophy to his later views.
     
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    Richard Gaskin (ed.) (2001). Grammar in Early Twentieth-Century Philosophy. Routledge.
    In this book, ten essays examine the contributions made to the issue of the philosophical significance of grammar by Frege, Russell, Bradley, Husserl, Wittgenstein, Carnap and Heidegger.
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    Denis Bouchard (1995). The Semantics of Syntax: A Minimalist Approach to Grammar. University of Chicago Press.
    During the last thirty years, most linguists and philosophers have assumed that meaning can be represented symbolically and that the mental processing of language involves the manipulation of symbols. Scholars have assembled strong evidence that there must be linguistic representations at several abstract levels--phonological, syntactic, and semantic--and that those representations are related by a describable system of rules. Because meaning is so complex, linguists often posit an equally complex relationship between semantic and other levels of grammar. The Semantics of Syntax (...)
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    Eva Koktova (1999). Word-Order Based Grammar. Mouton De Gruyter.
    In this book, a new theory of grammar based on word order is proposed: a deep word order as the multipartioned communicative-information structure of the ...
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    G. David Morley (2000). Syntax in Functional Grammar: An Introduction to Lexicogrammar in Systemic Linguistics. Continuum.
    This well-illustrated book outlines a framework for the analysis of syntactic structure from a perspective of a systematic functional grammar.
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  39. Aarne Ranta (1994). Type-Theoretical Grammar. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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    Norbert Hornstein (1987). Logic as Grammar. Journal of Philosophy 84 (8):447-455.
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    Bede Rundle (1979). Grammar in Philosophy. Oxford University Press.
  42. Mark Johnson (1988). Attribute-Value Logic and the Theory of Grammar. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
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    Anna Wierzbicka (1988). The Semantics of Grammar. J. Benjamins Pub. Co..
    Introduction 1. Language and meaning Nothing is as easily overlooked, or as easily forgotten, as the most obvious truths. The tenet that language is a tool ...
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  44. Donald Davidson (1975). The Logic of Grammar. Dickenson Pub. Co..
  45. Alastair Butler (2004). The Syntax and Semantics of Split Constructions: A Comparative Study. Palgrave Macmillan.
    Split constructions are widespread in natural languages. The separation of the semantic restriction of a quantifier from that quantifier is a typical example of such a construction. This study addresses the problem that such discontinuous strings exhibit--namely, a number of locality constraints, including intervention effects. These are shown to follow from the interaction of a minimalist syntax with a semantics that directly assigns a model-theoretic interpretation to syntactic logical forms. The approach is shown to have wide empirical coverage and a (...)
     
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  46. Paul Kay (1997). Words and the Grammar of Context.
     
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    Ludwig Wittgenstein (1974). Philosophical Grammar: Part I, the Proposition, and its Sense, Part Ii, on Logic and Mathematics. University of California Press.
    i How can one talk about 'understanding' and 'not understanding' a proposition? Surely it is not a proposition until it's understood ? ...
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  48. William E. McMahon (1976). Hans Reichenbach's Philosophy of Grammar. Mouton.
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    Werner Abraham & Sjaak de Meij (eds.) (1986). Topic, Focus, and Configurationality: Papers From the 6th Groningen Grammar Talks, Groningen, 1984. J. Benjamins Pub. Co..
    INTRODUCTION WERNER ABRAHAM, LACI MARÁCZ, SJAAK DE MEY & WIM SCHERPENISSE University of Groningen The Groningen Conference on Topic, ...
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  50. E. J. Ashworth (1978). The Tradition of Medieval Logic and Speculative Grammar From Anselm to the End of the Seventeenth Century: A Bibliography From 1836 Onwards. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies.
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