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Title: Understanding Semantics, Second Edition
Written By: Sebastian Löbner
Series Title: Understanding Language

Understanding Semantics, Second Edition, provides an engaging and accessible introduction to linguistic semantics. The first part takes the reader through a step-by-step guide to the main phenomena and notions of semantics, covering levels and dimensions of meaning, ambiguity, meaning and context, logical relations and meaning relations, the basics of noun semantics, verb semantics and sentence semantics. The second part provides a critical introduction to the basic notions of the three major theoretical approaches to meaning: structuralism, cognitive semantics and formal semantics. This book is an essential resource for all undergraduate students studying semantics.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Semantics
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781444122435
Pages: 380
Prices: U.K. £ 24.99

Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9780415826730
Pages: 380
Prices: U.K. £ 85.00