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Title: Sinn & Bedeutung 15
Subtitle: Proceedings of the 2010 Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft fuer Semantik
Edited By: Ingo Reich
Eva Horch
Dennis Pauly
URL: http://www.mv-buchshop.de/catalog/product_info.php/cPath/36_158/products_id/1933
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Sinn & Bedeutung – the annual conference of the Gesellschaft für Semantik –
aims to bring together both established researchers and new blood working
on current issues in natural language semantics, pragmatics, the
syntax-semantics interface, the philosophy of language or carrying out
psycholinguistic studies related to meaning.

This volume contains 41 papers presented at Sinn & Bedeutung 15, the 2010
Annual Conference of the Gesellschaft fuer Semantik, which took place from
September 9-11, 2010 at Saarland University in Saarbrucken, Germany.

The complete papers are also available online at
http://uvs.uni-saarland.de/monographien/frontdoor.php?source_opus=30&la=de

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: universaar - Saarland University Press
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Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
Pragmatics
Psycholinguistics
Semantics
Syntax
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862230389
Pages: 690
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