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Books: Semantics Volume 3: Maienborn, von Heusinger, Portner (Eds)

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Date: 17-Dec-2012
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Subject: Semantics Volume 3: Maienborn, von Heusinger, Portner (Eds)
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Title: Semantics Volume 3Subtitle: An International Handbook of Natural Language MeaningSeries Title: Handb├╝cher zur Sprach- und Kommunikationswissenschaft / Handbooks of Linguistics and Communication Science 33.3

Publication Year: 2012Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton

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Editor: Claudia MaienbornEditor: Klaus von HeusingerEditor: Paul H Portner

Electronic: ISBN: 9783110253382 Pages: 934 Price: Europe EURO 299.00Hardback: ISBN: 9783110253375 Pages: 934 Price: Europe EURO 299.00


This handbook comprises, in three volumes, an in-depth presentation of thestate of the art in linguistic semantics from a wide variety of perspectives.It contains 112 articles written by leading scholars from around the world.These articles present detailed, yet accessible, introductions to key issues,including the analysis of specific semantic categories and constructions, thehistory of semantic research, theories and theoretical frameworks,methodology, and relationships with related fields; moreover, they giveexpert guidance on topics of debate within the field, on the strengths andweaknesses of existing theories, and on the likely directions for the futuredevelopment of semantic research. In many cases, the articles written for thishandbook promise to become the standard references on the topics they cover.This work will provide an essential reference for both advanced students andresearchers in semantics and related fields within linguistics, psychology,philosophy, and other areas.

Linguistic Field(s): Generative Linguistics Semantics

Written In: English (eng)

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