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  1. Studies in Functional Logical Semiotics of Natural Language.Jerzy Pelc - 1971 - The Hague: Mouton.
  2. Language, Thought and Perception: A Proposed Theory of Meaning.Uhlan von Slagle - 1974 - Mouton.
  3. Language and Discourse.Herman Parret - 1971 - The Hague: Mouton.
  4. Chomsky: Ideas and Ideals.Neil Smith - 2004 - Cambridge University Press.
    Noam Chomsky is one of the leading intellectual figures of modern times. He has had a major influence on linguistics, psychology and philosophy, and a significant effect on many other disciplines, from anthropology to mathematics, education to literary criticism. In this rigorous yet accessible account of Chomsky's work and influence, Neil Smith analyses Chomsky's key contributions to the study of language and the study of mind. He gives a detailed exposition of Chomsky's linguistic theorizing, discusses the psychological and philosophical implications (...)
  5. Semantics and Comprehension.Herbert H. Clark - 1976 - Mouton.
  6. Philosophies of Language in Eighteenth-Century France.Pierre Juliard - 1970 - The Hague: Mouton.
  7. Natural Language Understanding.James Allen - 1987 - Benjamin Cummings.
  8. Wittgensteinian Linguistics.Cecil H. Brown - 1974 - Mouton.
  9. Predicates and Temporal Arguments.Theodore B. Fernald - 1999 - Oxford University Press USA.
    A distinction is made in formal semantics between "stage-level predicates," predicates that describe the general state of a noun, and "individual-level predicates," predicates that specify the specific properties of a noun. Fernald investigates various contexts in which this distinction is traditionally said to come into play. His aim is to show that the effects displayed are not uniform, and that the differences between the analyses proposed in the literature arise from the authors considering different subsets of data that they take (...)
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  10. Subjects and Predicables.John Heintz - 1973 - The Hague: Mouton.
  11. Linguistic Consequences of Language Contact and Restriction: The Case of French in Ontario, Canada.Raymond Mougeon & Édouard Beniak - 1991 - Oxford University Press UK.
    The description of minority or threatened languages with a view to documenting the linguistic consequences of language contact and restriction has now emerged as a distinct area of investigation within sociolinguistics. In this book, Raymond Mougeon and Édouard Beniak present a series of analyses of the impact that contact with English on the one hand, and language-use restriction on the other, have had on the evolution of the French dialect spoken in the predominantly English-speaking province of Ontario, Canada. As a (...)
  12. Meaning Detachment.Benoît de Cornulier - 1980
  13. Reflecting the Mind: Indexicality and Quasi-Indexicality.Eros Corazza - 2004 - Oxford University Press UK.
    Eros Corazza presents a fascinating investigation of the role that indexicals play in our thought. Indexicality is crucial to the understanding of such puzzling issues as the nature of the self, the nature of perception, social interaction, psychological pathologies, and psychological development. Corazza draws on work from philosophy, linguistics, and psychology to illuminate this key aspect of the relation between mind and world. By highlighting how indexical thoughts are irreducible and intrinsically perspectival, Corazza shows how we can depict someone else's (...)
  14. Reflections on Language.Stuart Hirschberg & Terry Hirschberg (eds.) - 1998 - Oxford University Press USA.
    Reflections on Language brings together a collection of seventy-eight articles that examine language from many different perspectives. Its selections focus on language as a social form, demonstrating how it is an indispensable component of the world and how we interpret it. Organized thematically, the text addresses many topics, including the acquisition of language, the rhetoric of advertising, the language of politics, language between the sexes, and language across cultures. It also discusses areas not covered by similar books, such as the (...)
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  15. Inflectional Identity.Asaf Bachrach & Andrew Nevins (eds.) - 2008 - Oxford University Press UK.
    A recurrent issue in linguistic theory and psychology concerns the cognitive status of memorized lists and their internal structure. In morphological theory, the collections of inflected forms of a given noun, verb, or adjective into inflectional paradigms are thought to constitute one such type of list. This book focuses on the question of which elements in a paradigm can stand in a relation of partial or total phonological identity. Leading scholars consider inflectional identity from a variety of theoretical perspectives, with (...)
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  16. Naming and Necessity.Saul Kripke - 1980 - Harvard University Press.
  17. Philosophy and Psycholinguistics.Edmund L. Erde - 1973 - The Hague: Mouton.
  18. The Emergence and Development of Svo Patterning in Latin and French: Diachronic and Psycholinguistic Perspectives.Brigitte L. M. Bauer - 1995 - Oxford University Press.
    This book analyzes--in terms of branching--the pervasive reorganization of Latin syntactic and morphological structures: in the development from Latin to French, a shift can be observed from the archaic, left-branching structures (which Latin inherited from Proto-Indo-European) to modern right-branching equivalents. Brigitte Bauer presents a detailed analysis of this development based on the theoretical discussion and definition of "branching" and "head." Subsequently she relates the diachronic shift to psycholinguistic evidence, arguing that the difficuly of LB complex structures as reflected in their (...)
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  19. The Genealogy of Disjunction.R. E. Jennings - 1994 - Oxford University Press.
    This is a comprehensive study of the English word 'or', and the logical operators variously proposed to present its meaning. Although there are indisputably disjunctive uses of or in English, it is a mistake to suppose that logical disjunction represents its core meaning. 'Or' is descended from the Anglo-Saxon word meaning second, a form which survives in such expressions as "every other day." Its disjunctive uses arise through metalinguistic applications of an intermediate adverbial meaning which is conjunctive rather than disjunctive (...)
  20. Semantics: Defining the Discipline.Robert A. Hipkiss - 1995 - Erlbaum.
    The subject of semantics has been appropriated by various disciplines including linguistic philosophy, logic, cognitive psychology, anthropological linguistics, and computer technology. As a result, it is difficult to define the study of semantics as an actual discipline without discovering what each field using a semantic approach to its subject matter has contributed to the understanding of what words mean. This volume is a result of those discoveries. Primarily an introductory work, this volume outlines the approaches that various disciplines have taken (...)
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  21. Language and Sexual Difference Feminist Writing in France.Susan Sellers - 1991
  22. Dividing Reality.Eli Hirsch - 1993 - Oxford University Press.
    The central question in this book is why it seems reasonable for the words of our language to divide up the world in ordinary ways rather than other imaginable ways. Hirsch calls this the division problem. His book aims to bring this problem into sharp focus, to distinguish it from various related problems, and to consider the best prospects for solving it. In exploring various possible responses to the division problem, Hirsch examines series of "division principles" which purport to express (...)
  23. Semantics.John I. Saeed - 2009 - Wiley-Blackwell.
  24. Pragmatics.Stephen C. Levinson - 1983 - Cambridge University Press.
  25. Meaning in Language: An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics.D. A. Cruse - 2004 - Oxford University Press.
    A comprehensive introduction to the ways in which meaning is conveyed in language. Alan Cruse covers semantic matters, but also deals with topics that are usually considered to fall under pragmatics. A major aim is to highlight the richness and subtlety of meaning phenomena, rather than to expound any particular theory. Rich in examples and exercises, Meaning in Language provides an invaluable descriptive approach to this area of linguistics for undergraduates and postgraduates alike.
  26. The Lopsided Ape: Evolution of the Generative Mind.Michael C. Corballis - 1991 - Oup Usa.
    A detailed account of human language and evolution, reconciling the apparent dichotomy between humans and all other animals. Focuses on the speculative presence of a Generative Assembly Device, unique to Homo sapiens.
  27. Semantics: A Bibliography, 1979-1985.Terrence W. Gordon - 1987 - Scarecrow Press.
    A compilation of scholarship from philosophy, linguistics, psychology, and anthropology. Lists more than 2700 books, articles, and published conference papers.
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  28. Logical Perspectives on Language and Information.Cleo Condoravdi & Gerard Renardel de Lavalette (eds.) - 2001 - Center for the Study of Language and Inf.
    The rapid innovations in digital technology deeply influence views on language and information processing. These exciting developments raise many questions for researchers, and shed new light on old approaches. Researchers are drawn to closely investigate the relation between form and content, the ways that linguistic utterances change information content, and the dynamics of information change. Logic, as an established method of valid argumentation, is a tool that researchers can use to gain insight in these questions of language and computation. In (...)
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  29. Donald Davidson's Truth-Theoretic Semantics.Ernest Lepore & Kirk Ludwig - 2007 - Clarendon Press.
    The work of Donald Davidson (1917-2003) transformed the study of meaning. Ernie Lepore and Kirk Ludwig, two of the world's leading authorities on Davidson's work, present the definitive study of his widely admired and influential program of truth-theoretic semantics for natural languages, giving an exposition and critical examination of its foundations and applications.
  30. Words and Deeds: Problems in the Theory of Speech Acts.David Holdcroft - 1978 - Oxford University Press.
    The book presents a theory of illocutionary acts. It argues that the study of speech acts initiatied by Austin complements the truth theoretic approach to speaker meaning. It is shown that there are aspects of speaker meaning which cannot be explained by truth theoretic approaches. Though the nature of a speech act is partially determined by the semantic type of the the sentence uttered the speaker's intention and context of utterance are important also.
  31. Semantics: A Reader.Steven Davis & Brendan S. Gillon (eds.) - 2004 - Oxford University Press.
    Semantics: A Reader contains a broad selection of classic articles on semantics and the semantics/pragmatics interface. Comprehensive in the variety and breadth of theoretical frameworks and topics that it covers, it includes articles representative of the major theoretical frameworks within semantics, including: discourse representation theory, dynamic predicate logic, truth theoretic semantics, event semantics, situation semantics, and cognitive semantics. All the major topics in semantics are covered, including lexical semantics and the semantics of quantified noun phrases, adverbs, adjectives, performatives, and interrogatives. (...)
  32. Understanding Language: A Study of Theories of Language in Linguistics and in Philosophy.J. M. E. Moravcsik - 1975 - Mouton.
  33. Expression and Meaning: Studies in the Theory of Speech Acts.John R. Searle - 1979 - Cambridge University Press.
    John Searle's Speech Acts made a highly original contribution to work in the philosophy of language. Expression and Meaning is a direct successor, concerned to develop and refine the account presented in Searle's earlier work, and to extend its application to other modes of discourse such as metaphor, fiction, reference, and indirect speech arts. Searle also presents a rational taxonomy of types of speech acts and explores the relation between the meanings of sentences and the contexts of their utterance. The (...)
  34. The Game of the Name: Introducing Logic, Language, and Mind.Gregory McCulloch - 1989 - Oxford University Press.
    This introduction to modern work in analytic philosophy uses the example of the proper name to give a clear explanation of the logical theories of Gottlob Frege, and explain the application of his ideas to ordinary language. McCulloch then shows how meaning is rooted in the philosophy of mind and the question of intentionality, and looks at the ways in which thought can be "about" individual material objects.
  35. Synonymy and Semantic Classification.Karen Sparck Jones - 1964 - Cambridge: Eng., Cambridge Language Research Unit.
  36. Lexical Semantics Without Thematic Roles.Yael Ravin - 1990 - Oxford University Press.
    In this interpretive analysis, Ravin argues that thematic roles are not valid semantic entities, and that syntax and semantics are indeed autonomous and independent of one another. Suggesting a decompositional approach to lexical semantics in the spirit of Katz's semantic theory, the book considers such theoretical issues as indeterminacy and ambiguity, lexical configuration rules, and lexical projection, and analyzes the semantic content of event concepts such as causation, action, and change.
  37. On Nature and Language.Noam Chomsky - 2002 - Cambridge University Press.
    Featuring an essay by the author on the role of intellectuals in society and government, a fascinating volume sheds light on the relation between language, mind ...
  38. Discourse Semantics.Pieter A. M. Seuren - 1985 - Blackwell.
  39. Metasemantics: New Essays on the Foundations of Meaning.Alexis Burgess & Brett Sherman (eds.) - 2014 - Oxford University Press.
    Metasemantics comprises new work on the philosophical foundations of linguistic semantics, by a diverse group of established and emerging experts in the philosophy of language, metaphysics, and the theory of content. The science of semantics aspires to systematically specify the meanings of linguistic expressions in context. The paradigmatic metasemantic question is accordingly: what more basic or fundamental features of the world metaphysically determine these semantic facts? Efforts to answer this question inevitably raise others, including: where are the boundaries of semantics?; (...)
  40. Think Generic! The Meaning and Use of Generic Sentences.Ariel Cohen - 1999 - Stanford: CSLI.
  41. Meaning and Reference.A. W. Moore (ed.) - 1993 - Oxford University Press.
    This volume presents a selection of the most important writings in the debate on the nature of meaning and reference which started one hundred years ago with Frege's classic essay "On Sense and Reference." Contributors include Bertrand Russell, P.F. Strawson, W.V. Quine, Donald Davidson, John McDowell, Michael Dummett, Hilary Putnam, Saul Kripke, David Wiggins, and Gareth Evans. The aim of this series is to bring together important recent writings in major areas of philosophical inquiry, selected from a wide variety of (...)
  42. Crossing the Boundaries in Linguistics.W. Klein & W. Levelt (eds.) - 1981 - Reidel.
  43. Truth, Interpretation, and Information: Selected Papers From the Third Amsterdam Colloquium.J. A. G. Groenendijk, T. M. V. Janssen & M. J. B. Stokhof (eds.) - 1984 - Foris Publications.
    A Theory of Truth and Semantic Representation Hans Kamp. INTRODUCTION Two conceptions of meaning have dominated formal semantics of natural language. ...
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  44. Grammar and Logic.V. Z. Panfilov - 1968 - Paris: Mouton.
  45. What If? Toward Excellence in Reasoning.Jaakko Hintikka & James Bachman - 1991 - Mayfield.
  46. Contemporary Philosophy of Thought: Truth, World, Content.Michael Luntley - 1999 - Wiley-Blackwell.
    This text gives voice to the idea that the study of the philosophy of thought and language is more than a specialism, but rather lies at the very heart of the ...
  47. Explorations in Semantic Theory.Uriel Weinreich - 1972 - Paris: Mouton.
  48. Possibilities and Paradox: An Introduction to Modal and Many-Valued Logic.J. C. Beall - 2003 - Oxford University Press.
    Extensively classroom-tested, Possibilities and Paradox provides an accessible and carefully structured introduction to modal and many-valued logic. The authors cover the basic formal frameworks, enlivening the discussion of these different systems of logic by considering their philosophical motivations and implications. Easily accessible to students with no background in the subject, the text features innovative learning aids in each chapter, including exercises that provide hands-on experience, examples that demonstrate the application of concepts, and guides to further reading.
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  49. Kinds, Things, and Stuff: Mass Terms and Generics.Francis Jeffry Pelletier (ed.) - 2009 - Oup Usa.
    This volume showcases an interplay between leading philosophical and linguistic semanticists on the one side, and leading cognitive and developmental psychologists on the other side. The topic is a class of outstanding questions in the semanticists on the one side, and leading cognitive and developmental psychologists on the other side. The topic is a class of outstanding questions in the semantic and logical theories of generic statements and statements that employ mass terms by looking to the cognitive abilities of speakers (...)
  50. What's the Use of Truth?Pascal Engel & Richard Rorty - 2007 - Columbia University Press.
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