Linguistics, Philosophy, and Montague Grammar by Steven DavisLinguistics, Philosophy, and Montague Grammar by Steven Davis

Linguistics, Philosophy, and Montague Grammar

EditorSteven Davis, Marianne Mithun

Paperback | January 25, 2012

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This volume presents significant developments in the field of Montague Grammar and outlines its past and future contributions to philosophy and linguistics. The contents are as follows:

Introduction by Steven Davis and Marianne Mithun

Emmon Bach, "Montague Grammar and Classical Transformational Grammar"

Barbara H. Partee, "Constraining Transformational Montague Grammar: A Framework and a Fragment"

James D. McCawley, "Helpful Hints to the Ordinary Working Montague Grammarian"

Terence Parsons, "Type Theory and Ordinary Language"

David R. Dowty, "Dative 'Movement' and Thomason's Extensions of Montague Grammar"

Muffy E. A. Siegel, "Measure Adjectives in Montague Grammar"

Michael Bennett, "Mass Nouns and Mass Terms in Montague Grammar"

Jeroen Groenendijk and Martin Stokhof, "Infinitives and Context in Montague Grammar"

James Waldo, "A PTQ Semantics for Sortal Incorrectness"

Steven Davis is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at Simon Fraser University and Carleton University. Marianne Mithun is Professor of Linguistics at the University of California, Santa Barbara.
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Title:Linguistics, Philosophy, and Montague GrammarFormat:PaperbackDimensions:352 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:January 25, 2012Publisher:University Of Texas PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0292740727

ISBN - 13:9780292740723

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Table of Contents

  • Preface
  • Introduction (Steven Davis and Marianne Mithun)
  • 1. Montague Grammar and Classical Transformational Grammar (Emmon Bach)
  • 2. Constraining Transformational Montague Grammar: A Framework and a Fragment (Barbara H. Partee)
  • 3. Helpful Hints to the Ordinary Working Montague Grammarian (James D. McCawley)
  • 4. Type Theory and Ordinary Language (Terence Parsons)
  • 5. Dative ‘Movement’ and Thomason’s Extensions of Montague Grammar (David R. Dowty)
  • 6. Measure Adjectives in Montague Grammar (Muffy E. A. Siegel)
  • 7. Mass Nouns and Mass Terms in Montague Grammar (Michael Bennett)
  • 8. Infinitives and Context in Montague Grammar (Jeroen Groenendijk and Martin Stokhof)
  • 9. A PTQ Semantics for Sortal Incorrectness (James Waldo)
  • Index