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Author Aldridge, M. V. (Maurice Vincent)
Title The elements of mathematical semantics / by Maurice V. Aldridge.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1992.

Author Aldridge, M. V. (Maurice Vincent)
Series Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 66
Trends in linguistics. Studies and monographs ; 66.
Subject Semantics -- Mathematical models.
Mathematical linguistics.
Language and logic.
Categorial grammar.
Description 1 online resource (xi, 261 pages).
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Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 243-249) and index.
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Contents ""1 Some topics in semantics""; ""1.1 Aims of this study""; ""1.2 Mathematical linguistics""; ""1.3 A functional view of meaning""; ""1.4 Truth conditions and truth values""; ""1.5 Counterfactuals""; ""1.6 Compositionality and syntax""; ""1.7 Pragmatics""; ""1.8 Propositional relations""; ""1.9 Ambiguity""; ""1.10 Formal logic and natural languages""; ""1.11 Universal semantics""; ""2 Background notions from mathematics""; ""2.1 Purpose of this chapter""; ""2.2 Sets""; ""2.3 The cardinality of a set""; ""2.4 Product sets""; ""2.5 Relations and functions""; ""2.6 Equivalence relations""
""2.7 Boolean algebras""""2.8 Isomorphisms and homomorphisms""; ""2.9 Effective processes""; ""3 Background notions from formal logic""; ""3.1 Scope of this chapter""; ""3.2 The calculus of propositions""; ""3.3 The nature of propositions""; ""3.4 Monotonicity""; ""3.5 The predicate calculus""; ""3.6 Modal logic""; ""3.7 Lambda abstraction""; ""3.8 Montague�s intensional logic""; ""4 Vagueness and ambiguity""; ""4.1 Background""; ""4.2 Ambiguity""; ""4.3 Structural ambiguity""; ""4.4 De dicto vs de re""; ""4.5 Intensions and temporal quantifiers""; ""4.6 Modalities""; ""4.7 Regimentation""
""5 Logical form in binding theory""""5.1 Levels of representation""; ""5.2 Logical form""; ""5.3 Wellformedness in binding theory""; ""5.4 Case""; ""5.5 Logical form in semantic representation""; ""6 Pragmatics""; ""6.1 Definition of pragmatics""; ""6.2 Indices""; ""6.3 Contextual properties""; ""6.4 Performatives""; ""6.5 Fuzziness""; ""6.6 Presuppositions""; ""6.7 Types of semantic presupposition""; ""6.8 Truth-value gaps""; ""6.9 Primary and secondary presuppositions""; ""6.10 Presuppositions and questions""; ""6.11 Pragmatic presuppositions""; ""7 Categorial grammar""
""7.1 Categorial grammar""""7.2 A severely limited grammar""; ""7.3 Some category assignments""; ""7.4 Abbreviations""; ""7.5 Spelling-out rules""; ""7.6 The lexicon""; ""8 Semantic rules""; ""8.1 Semantic rules""; ""8.2 Logical and nonlogical connectives""; ""8.3 Nominals""; ""8.4 Some verb types""; ""8.5 Wh-words""; ""8.6 Adjectives""; ""8.7 Adverbs""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783110871432 (electronic bk.)
3110871432 (electronic bk.)
OCLC # 841169509
Additional Format Print version: Aldridge, M.V. (Maurice Vincent). Elements of mathematical semantics. Berlin ; New York : Mouton de Gruyter, 1992 3110129574 (DLC) 92023202 (OCoLC)26256463

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