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Semantics
An Interdisciplinary Reader in Philosophy, Linguistics and Psychology

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Charles E. Caton, David Wiggins, William P. Alston, H. G. Price, Gilbert H. Harman, Leonard Linsky, P. F. Strawson, Keith Donnellan, Zeno Vaendler, John R. Searle, W. V. Quine, Howard Maclay, Noam Chomsky, James D. McCawley, George Lakoff, Jerrold J. Katz, Uriel Weinreich, D. Terence Langendoen, Paul Kiparsky, Carol Kiparsky, Charles J. Fillmore, Edward H. Bendix, Manfred Bierwisch, R. M. W. Dixon, Kenneth Hale, Danny Steinberg, Charles E. Osgood, David McNeill, Eric H. Lenneberg Jerry A. Fodor, George A. Miller, Thomas G. Bever, Peter S. Rosenbaum
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  • Date Published: May 1974
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521204996

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  • This 1978 book is a collaborative volume bringing together work in semantics from various disciplines, so that each may inform the other. Papers on philosophy from Charles Caton, David Wiggins, William Alston, H. P. Grice, Paul Ziff, Gilbert Harman, Leonard Linsky, P. F. Strawson, Keith Donnellan, Zeno Vendler, John Searle, W. V. Quine: on linguistics Howard Maclay, Noam Chomsky, James McCawley, George Lakoff, Jerrold Katz, Uriel Weinrich, D. Terence Lagendoen, Paul and Carol Kiparsky, Charles Fillmore, Edward Bendix, Mansfred Bierwisch, R. M. W. Dixon, Kenneth Hale: on psychology Dannt Steinberg, Charles E. Osgood, David McNeill, Eric H. Lenneberg, Jerry A. Fodor, George Miller, Thomas Bever and Peter Rosenbaum.

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    • Date Published: May 1974
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521204996
    • length: 616 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 35 mm
    • weight: 0.89kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgements and references to reprinted articles
    Part I. Philosophy: Overview Charles E. Caton
    Section 1. Meaning:
    1. On sentence-sense, word-sense and difference of word sense. Towards a philosophical theory of dictionaries David Wiggins
    2. How does one tell whether a word has one, several or many senses? William P. Alston
    3
    A reply to Mr Alson David Wiggins
    4. Meaning H. G. Price
    5. Three levels of meaning Gilbert H. Harman
    Section 2. Reference:
    1. Reference and referents Leonard Linsky
    2. Identifying reference and truth-values P. F. Strawson
    3. Reference and definite descriptions Keith Donnellan
    4. Singular terms Zeno Vaendler
    5. The problem of proper names John R. Searle
    6. The inscrutability of reference W. V. Quine
    Part II. Linguistics: Overview Howard Maclay
    Section 1. The Role of Semantics in a Grammar:
    1. Deep structure, surface structure, and semantic interpretations Noam Chomsky
    2. Where do noun phrases come from? James D. McCawley
    3. On generative semantics George Lakoff
    Section 2. Meaning, Presupposition and Reference:
    1. Semantic theory Jerrold J. Katz
    2. Explorations in semantic theory Uriel Weinreich
    3. Presupposition and relative well-formedness George Lakoff
    4. Presupposition and assertion in the semantic analysis of nouns and verbs in English D. Terence Langendoen
    5. Fact Paul Kiparsky and Carol Kiparsky
    Section 3. The Lexicon:
    1. Types of lexical information Charles J. Fillmore
    2. The data of semantic description Edward H. Bendix
    3. On classifying semantic features Manfred Bierwisch
    4. A method of semantic description R. M. W. Dixon
    5. A note on a Walbiri tradition of antonymy Kenneth Hale
    Part III. Psychology: Overview Danny Steinberg
    Section 1. Theoretical Issues:
    1. Where do sentences come from? Charles E. Osgood
    2. Are there specifically linguistic universals? David McNeill
    3. Language and cognition Eric H. Lenneberg
    4. Could meaning be an rm? Jerry A. Fodor
    Section 2. Empirical Studies:
    1. Empirical methods in the study of semantics George A. Miller
    2. Some lexical structures and their empirical validity Thomas G. Bever and Peter S. Rosenbaum
    Index.

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    Danny D. Steinberg

    Leon A. Jakobovits

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    Charles E. Caton, David Wiggins, William P. Alston, H. G. Price, Gilbert H. Harman, Leonard Linsky, P. F. Strawson, Keith Donnellan, Zeno Vaendler, John R. Searle, W. V. Quine, Howard Maclay, Noam Chomsky, James D. McCawley, George Lakoff, Jerrold J. Katz, Uriel Weinreich, D. Terence Langendoen, Paul Kiparsky, Carol Kiparsky, Charles J. Fillmore, Edward H. Bendix, Manfred Bierwisch, R. M. W. Dixon, Kenneth Hale, Danny Steinberg, Charles E. Osgood, David McNeill, Eric H. Lenneberg Jerry A. Fodor, George A. Miller, Thomas G. Bever, Peter S. Rosenbaum

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