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The alternative mathematical model of linguistic semantics and pragmatics

by VileМЃm NovaМЃk

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Published by Plenum in New York, London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Bibliography: p195-197. - Includes indexes.

StatementVilém Novák.
SeriesInternational Federation for Systems Research international series on systems science and engineering -- vol.8, IFSR international series on systems science and engineering -- vol.8.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,204p. ;
Number of Pages204
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14989923M
ISBN 100306442698

  Semantics is the linguistic and philosophical study of meaning in human languages. Dr Floris Roelofsen, Professor at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), at the University of Amsterdam, has been collaborating with some of his colleagues on a long-term research project called Inquisitive project is aimed at developing a . semantics and pragmatics, the issue became more prominent when an increasing number of phenomena were argued to have a semantics that makes direct reference to alternatives. Among them, there are three main topics that have been extensively studied and constitute the primary sources of alternative semantics (i.e. semantics.

purely syntactical game where there is no room for semantics and certainly not for pragmatics. On the other hand many believe that mathematics cannot. be fully understood unless a pragmatical com­ ponent is introduced or, even more, unless pragmatics becomes the very basis on which to build the mathematical dome itself. Semantics and Pragmatics 8/4/10 Page 5 interpretation, model domain and world-time fixed and taking the pertinent set to be only the set of all contexts. Even theorists who disagree about the basic framework for semantics might nonetheless agree that a semantic theory has as one of its aims the characterization of various kinds of : Christopher Gauker.

As the title indicates, this book is truly an INTRODUCTION: it provides a solid foundation which will prepare students to take more advanced and specialized courses in semantics and/or pragmatics. It is also intended as a reference for fieldworkers doing primary research on under-documented languages, to help them write grammatical descriptions. An Introduction to English Semantics and Pragmatics makes a significant and novel contribution to the field for two major reasons. First, the exercises at the end of each chapter and the suggested answers at the end of the book make the book a convenient material for practice sessions and student supervisions.


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It was Martin Atkinson, a fellow research assistant on an Edinburgh University Linguistics Department project, who first ex-plained to me how the study of meaning can be split between semantics and pragmatics. Semantics is concerned with the resources (vocabulary and a system for calculating phrase- clause- and sentence-meanings).

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