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Title: Meaning and the Dynamics of Interpretation
Subtitle: Selected Papers of Hans Kamp
Edited By: Klaus von Heusinger
Alice ter Meulen
Series Title: Current Research in the Semantics / Pragmatics Interface

This selection of research papers written by Hans Kamp presents the core of his scientific research on natural language semantics and its relation to logic, philosophy and linguistics. Arranged in six sections, the topics range from philosophical reflection on the foundational issues in the ancient Sororites Paradox with a formal account of its solution, to a detailed account of presuppositions in dynamic semantics.

Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Brill
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Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Philosophy of Language
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9789004251915
Pages: 702
Prices: Europe EURO 176
U.S. $ 245