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Books: Semantics: Portner, Partee (Eds.)

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Message 1: Formal Semantics: Portner, Partee (Eds.)

Date: Mon, 2 Feb 2004 13:02:07 -0500 (EST)
From: jobrien <jobrienblackwellpublishing.com>
Subject: Formal Semantics: Portner, Partee (Eds.)


Title: Formal Semantics
Subtitle: The Essential Readings
Series Title: Linguistics: Essential Readings
			
Publication Year: 2002
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing http://www.blackwellpublishing.com
			
Book URL: http://www.blackwellpublishing.com/book.asp?ref=0631215417&site=1 

Editor: Paul Portner
Editor: Barbara H. Partee

Hardback: ISBN: 0631215417, Pages: 496, Price: 82.95
Paperback: ISBN: 0631215425, Pages: 496, Price: 44.95

			
Abstract:

Formal Semantics: The Essential Readings is a collection of seminal
papers that have shaped the field of formal semantics in linguistics.

Contents 
Introduction: Paul Portner and Barbara Partee.
1. The Proper Treatment of Quantification in Ordinary English: Richard
 Montague.
2. A Unified Analysis of the English Bare Plural: Greg Carlson.
3. Generalized Quantifiers and Natural Language: Jon Barwise and Robin
 Cooper.
4. The Logical Analysis of Plurals and Mass Terms: Godehard Link.
5. Assertion: Robert C. Stalnaker.
6. Scorekeeping in a Language Game: David Lewis.
7. Adverbs of Quantification: David Lewis.
8. A Theory of Truth and Semantic Representation: Hans Kamp.
9. File Change Semantics and the Familiarity Theory of Definiteness:
 Irene Heim.
10. On the Projection Problem for Presuppositions: Irene Heim.
11. Toward a Semantic Analysis of Verb Aspect and the English
 'Imperfective' Progressive: David R. Dowty.
12. The National Category of Modality: Angelika Kratzer.
13. The Algebra of Events: Emmon Bach.
14. Generalized Conjunction and Type Ambiguity: Barbara Partee and
 Mats Rooth.
15. Noun Phrase Interpretation and Type Shifting Principles: Barbara
 H. Partee.
16. Syntax and Semantics of Questions: Lauri Karttunen.
17. Type-Shifting Rules and the Semantics of Interrogatives: Jeroen
 Groenendijk and Martin Stokhof.
18. On the Notion Affective in the Analysis of Negative-Polarity
 Items: William A. Ladusaw.


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