By Christiane Maaß
By Stefan Hinterwimmer
This booklet offers with the translation of adverbially quantified sentences containing sure DPs and loose relations (FR) Thereby, it concentrates at the origins of Quantificational Variability results (QVEs), i.e. readings in response to which the respective quantificational adverb turns out to quantify over the members denoted via the respective DP/FR.
QVEs are typically mentioned in simple terms in reference to singular indefinites and naked plurals. This ebook consequently offers the 1st finished account of QVEs with sure DPs and loose kin (while additionally discussing singular indefinites and naked plurals). providing new empirical observations and arguments for the belief that Q-adverbs quantify over occasions completely, it's also a major contribution to the theoretical debate in regards to the quantificational area of Q-adverbs..
It is of curiosity to linguists operating in formal semantics and the syntax-semantics interface in addition to to philosophers of language who're attracted to adverbial quantification and scenario semantics. additionally, it bargains an advent to the center problems with scenario semantics and adverbial quantification and is for that reason obtainable to graduate scholars attracted to those themes.
By Sebastian Löbner
Das deutschsprachige Standardwerk bietet in Neuauflage eine aktuelle Einführung in die zentralen Phänomene, Fragestellungen und theoretischen Ansätze der linguistischen Semantik. Bei der schrittweisen Entfaltung der Thematik wird Wert auf Stimmigkeit, Kohärenz und Nachvollziehbarkeit der wissenschaftlichen Denkweise gelegt. Das Buch ist für Einführungsveranstaltungen im Bachelorstudium und zum Selbststudium geeignet.
Aus dem Inhalt: Bedeutung und Semantik – Dimensionen der Bedeutung – Ambiguität – NEU: Bedeutung und Kontext (Deixis, NP-Semantik, Präsuppositionen) – Prädikation – NEU: Verben (Alternationen, aspektuelle Klassen, Aspekt, Tempus) – Bedeutung und Logik (NEU: MIT PRÄSUPPOSITIONEN) – Bedeutungsbeziehungen – Bedeutung und Sprachvergleich – Bedeutung und Kognition – NEU: Frames – Formale Semantik.
Sämtliche Kapitel wurden aktualisiert, manche erweitert. Mit dem Kapitel über Frames wird an aktuellste semantische Forschung angeschlossen.
Ausführliches check in. Schlüsselbegriffe, Übungen und Lesehinweise zu jedem Kapitel.
By Kristian Bankov,Paul Cobley
This quantity offers a huge variety of themes and present frontline examine by way of prime semioticians. The contributions are consultant of the main state-of-the-art paintings in semiotics, yet undertaking in addition the advancements within the close to way forward for the sphere.
By Paul H. Portner
- Explains the elemental principles and a few of the main major result of sleek semantic theory
- Combines foundational dialogue with simplified analyses of advanced phenomena to supply readers with a feeling of the fascination to be present in the main points of the human language
- Includes routines and thought-provoking inquiries to facilitate learning
By Cornelia Ebert,Stefan Hinterwimmer
This anthology of papers analyzes a variety of specificity markers present in ordinary languages. It displays the truth that regardless of extensive examine into those markers, the big transformations among the markers throughout languages or even inside unmarried languages were much less said. normally seemed particular indefinites are certainly not a homogenous classification, and so this quantity fills a niche in our figuring out of the semantics and pragmatics of indefinites.
The papers discover alterations and similarities between those specificity markers, targeting the next matters: no matter if specificity is a simply semantic or additionally a realistic notion; no matter if the contribution of specificity markers is found at the point of the at-issue content material; even if a few type of speaker-listener asymmetry about the identity of the referent is concerned; and the behavioral scope of those indefinites within the context of different quantifiers, negation, perspective verbs, and intensional/modal operators.
By Katharina E. Thomas
This is all of the extra impressive in view that Lincoln used to be initially in basic terms speculated to carry a number of applicable feedback on the commitment of the Gettysburg battlefield as a cemetery for the fallen squaddies. the most speaker, Edward Everett, had already given an extended speech whilst Lincoln’s flip got here. the placement which hence offered itself to the orator posed a substantial problem, because the viewers used to be already weary. it's for this reason the entire extra interesting to work out how Lincoln succeeded in his brief, dense speech – which didn't even provide the photographer enough time to take his photograph – in molding American id by means of fusing “organic union with transcendent objective by using the spiritual symbolism of the Christian culture” (White 97).
This paper will study how the Gettysburg tackle got here to be one of many crucial files of yank civil faith, which had an important effect on all destiny public discourse.First, it's going to offer a short dialogue of Abraham Lincoln as an orator. This element is critical insofar because it is important to figure out what position his own ethos performed within the Gettysburg Address.
The major half will provide a detailed examining of the Gettysburg deal with, targeting an in-depth research of the rhetorical recommendations and stylistic units Lincoln employs. This half is anxious in particular with the query of ways those thoughts give a contribution to the long-lasting importance of the Gettysburg handle as a relevant rfile of yank civil religion.
By Yan Huang
and the removing of binding conditions.
The ebook attracts on facts from English and a variety of the world's languages, and indicates how pragmatics is said to the examine of semantics, syntax, and sociolinguistics and to such fields because the philosophy of language, linguistic anthropology, and synthetic intelligence. Professor Huang comprises workouts and essay themes on the finish of every bankruptcy, and gives suggestions and advised strategies on the finish of the amount. Written by way of one of many top students within the box, this re-creation will
continue to be a terrific textbook for college students of linguistics, and a invaluable source for students and scholars of language in philosophy, psychology, anthropology, and machine science.
By Ronnie Cann
By Peter Koch,Wulf Oesterreicher