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Direct compositionality

Direct compositionality

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Syntax,
  • Semantics

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Chris Barker and Pauline Jacobson.
    SeriesOxford linguistics, Oxford studies in theoretical linguistics -- 14
    ContributionsBarker, Chris, 1961-, Jacobson, Pauline I., 1947-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP295 .D57 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 439 p. :
    Number of Pages439
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17931148M
    ISBN 100199204381, 0199204373
    ISBN 109780199204380, 9780199204373
    LC Control Number2006036375

    Larson et al. Topics in Ellipsis, pp. Partee, B. I will try to make the case that natural language semantics could and perhaps should return this tradition.

    Thus, some theorists argue that the principle has to be revised to take into account linguistic and extralinguistic contextwhich includes the tone of voice used, common ground between the speakers, the intentions of the speaker, and so on. No prior knowledge of linguistics is required. Lakoff, G. Klein, G. General Overviews and Definitions Most of the works that deploy the notion of compositionality in any way at all also make a statement as to what the author believes compositionality to be. Lakoff, and R.

    Within the linguistics literature, much of the writing has been to show how some apparently noncompositional construction can be given a compositional treatment or to argue that it cannot be. Edited by Johan van Benthem and Alice ter Meulen, — Keywords This is a preview of subscription content, log in to check access. Jacobson, Pauline. Prague, August,


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Direct compositionality book

Jacobson and G. Dekker and M. Horn, J. This paper appeared in Canadian Journal of Philosophy — Also published by the Indiana University Linguistics Club, The mistake is perfectly manifest in his writing.

Powers eds. This hypothesis, known as direct compositionality, can sometimes appear difficult to maintain in the face of the complexity Direct compositionality book human language, in which structure and meaning often seem to be related in fairly abstract ways. Just what phenomena should be accounted for in the syntax, and what phenomena should be accounted for in the semantics?

Invited Colloquium Discussant for paper by D. Review of P. Sandu, Gabriel, and Jaakko Hintikka. Pullum eds. Probability, as common sense defines it, is a number between zero and one expressing our degree of confidence that an event will happen.

This paper appeared in Philosophical Quarterly — Lakoff eds. First, that truth belongs primarily to propositions and the reason sentences can have different truth-values in different contexts is that they express different propositions in them.

And yet Pauline Jacobson has shown conclusively in her work over the past thirty-five years how this approach can lead to insightful analyses and significant new discoveries about the nature of meaning.

Malden, MA: Blackwell. This is a fundamental paper in the new understanding of compositionality. Sharvit Two Reconstruction Puzzles is promisingly bewildering what the devil is a merger effect? Edited by Edward N. Readings in English Transformational Grammar, pp. Hendriks, H.

Preview Unable to display preview. I claim that the best alternative to my views are unitary Russellian truth-conditions and argue that my account is preferable to such a view on both empirical and methodological grounds. There is an alternative, going back to medieval logicians of nominalist leaning, according to which predicates signify multiple particulars rather than a single universal and syncategoremata signify nothing at all.

Dowty, Groningen, June, That is, how is the semantic representation of a sentence as a whole to be composed from the semantic representations of its parts?Apr 09,  · Direct Compositionality by Chris Barker,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.4/5(1).

This book examines the hypothesis of " which requires that semantic interpretation proceed in tandem with syntactic combination. In the first extended discussion of the hypothesis for twenty years, contributors from both sides of the debate draw on examples from a wide range of languages and discuss the place of direct compositionality in generative grammar.

The principle of compositionality of meaning The principle The principle of compositionality reads, in its best known formulation: The meaning of a compound expression is a function of the meanings of its parts.

The principle of compositionality of meaning has immediate appeal, but. Book chapters. Continuation hierarchy and quantifier scope Oleg Kiselyov and Chung-chieh Shan.

Compositionality : The Significant Difference

In Formal approaches to semantics and pragmatics, ed. E. McCready, In Direct compositionality, ed.

A Course in Semantics

Chris Barker and Pauline Jacobson, – Oxford University Press, After mastering the material, students will be able to tackle some of the most difficult questions in the field even if they have never taken a linguistics course atlasbowling.com introducing such concepts as truth conditions and compositionality, the book presents a basic symbolic logic with negation, conjunction, and generalized quantifiers, to.

Compositionality, Direct Compositionality, and the syntax/semantics interface Building a fragment: First steps 43 Implicatures vs truth conditions 46 Folding in worlds (and times) 48 Negation: A first pass 49 As noted in the preceding chapter, the program of semantics often takes.

The Syntax/Semantics Interface: Compositionality Issues