Formal Semantics: An Introduction by Ronnie CannFormal Semantics: An Introduction by Ronnie Cann

Formal Semantics: An Introduction

byRonnie Cann

Paperback | February 26, 1993

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This accessible introduction to formal, and especially Montague, semantics within a linguistic framework, presupposes no previous background in logic, but takes students step-by-step from simple predicate/argument structures and their interpretation to Montague's intentional logic.
Title:Formal Semantics: An IntroductionFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:364 pages, 8.98 × 5.98 × 0.83 inShipping dimensions:8.98 × 5.98 × 0.83 inPublished:February 26, 1993Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0521376106

ISBN - 13:9780521376105


Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. Predicates and arguments; 3. Negation and co-ordination; 4. Type theory; 5. Lambda abstraction; 6. Quantification; 7. Inference; 8. Time, tense, and aspect; 9. Possible worlds; 10. Intensional semantics.