Semantic Indexicality / Edition 1

Semantic Indexicality / Edition 1

by M.J. Cresswell
     
 

Semantic Indexicality shows how a simple syntax can be combined with a propositional language at the level of logical analysis. It is the adoption of such a base language which has not been attempted before, and it is this which constitutes the originality of the book. Cresswell's simple and direct style makes this book accessible to a wider audience than theSee more details below

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Semantic Indexicality shows how a simple syntax can be combined with a propositional language at the level of logical analysis. It is the adoption of such a base language which has not been attempted before, and it is this which constitutes the originality of the book. Cresswell's simple and direct style makes this book accessible to a wider audience than the somewhat specialized subject matter might initially suggest.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9789048146642
Publisher:
Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
12/06/2010
Series:
Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy Series, #60
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 1996
Pages:
220
Product dimensions:
0.49(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

Preface. Part I: Indexical Relativity. 1. Propositional Languages. 2. Relational Nouns. 3. Indexical Indeterminacy. 4. Contextually Supplied Relations. 5. Plurals. Part II: Domains. 6. Restricted Quantification. 7. Domains and Anaphora (I) 8. Domains and Anaphora (II). Part III: Syntax. 9. Operators as Features. 10. Syntax and Indices. 11. Indexicality and lambda-conversion. 12. Eventualities. Bibliography. Index.

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