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LINGUIST List 22.1991

Sun May 08 2011

Books: Pragmatics/Syntax/Semantics: Yuasa, Bagchi, Beals (Eds)

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        1.     Paul Peranteau , Pragmatics and Autolexical Grammar: Yuasa, Bagchi, Beals (Eds)

Message 1: Pragmatics and Autolexical Grammar: Yuasa, Bagchi, Beals (Eds)
Date: 06-May-2011
From: Paul Peranteau <paulbenjamins.com>
Subject: Pragmatics and Autolexical Grammar: Yuasa, Bagchi, Beals (Eds)
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Title: Pragmatics and Autolexical Grammar
Subtitle: In honor of Jerry Sadock
Series Title: Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 176
Published: 2011
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: http://www.benjamins.com/cgi-bin/t_bookview.cgi?bookid=LA%20176

Editor: Etsuyo Yuasa
Editor: Tista Bagchi
Editor: Katharine Beals
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287120 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 105.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027287120 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255594 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 105.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255594 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 158.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027255594 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 111.30
Abstract:

This book presents papers in honor of Jerry Sadock's rich legacy in
pragmatics and Autolexical Grammar. Highlights of the pragmatics section
include Larry Horn on almost, barely, and assertoric inertia;
William Lycan on Sadock's resolution of the Performadox with
truth1 and truth2; and Jay Atlas on Moore's
Paradox and the truth value of propositions of belief. Highlights of the
Autolexical Grammar section include Fritz Newmeyer's comparison of the
minimalist, autolexical, and transformational treatments of English nominals;
Barbara Abott's extension of Sadock's PRO-less syntax to a PRO-less
semantics of the infinitival complements of know how; and Haj Ross's
syntactic connections between semantically related English pseudoclefts.
Encompassing a range of languages (Aleut, Bangla, Greenlandic, Japanese,
and a home-based sign language) and extending into psycholinguistics
(language acquisition, sentence processing, and autism) this volume will
interest a range of readers, from theoretical linguists and philosophers of
language to applied linguists and exotic language specialists.

Linguistic Field(s): Discipline of Linguistics
                            General Linguistics
                            History of Linguistics
                            Pragmatics
                            Psycholinguistics
                            Semantics
                            Syntax

Subject Language(s): Aleut (ale)
                            Bengali (ben)
                            Inuktitut, Greenlandic (kal)
                            Japanese (jpn)

Written In: English (eng )

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