LINGUIST List 5.890

Sun 14 Aug 1994

Books: Computers & Ling; Semantics

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This is an all new course in Unix that has been written and used for teaching
postgraduate linguistics students. It serves as an introduction to the basic
features of Unix with more extensive coverage of editors, regular expressions,
shell programming and the use of text corpora.
93 pages with exercises, reference sections and example shell scripts.
Price: 5 pounds sterling
 plus 1 pound postage in the European Union or 2 pounds elsewhere.
 Prices for bulk orders available on request. Please make cheques
 and money orders payable to 'University of Leeds'.
Send orders to: Department of Linguistics & Phonetics, University of Leeds,
Leeds, UK - LS2 9JT. Enquiries are welcome via: ;
phone +44 532 333563 ; fax +44 532 333566 ; M. Wynne at
THE ELM AND THE EXPERT: Mentalese and Its Semantics
by Jerry A. Fodor
A Bradford Book
Published by The MIT Press, September 1994
Order number1-800-356-0343
Discusses semantic issues about mental representation, especially around
Frege's problem, twin cases, and the putative determinacy of reference.
Available for discussion
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