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The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory


The Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory

Edited by: Shalom Lappin (Kings College, London)


Series: Blackwell Handbooks in Linguistics


Notes on Contributors.



Part I: Formal Semantics in Linguistics:

1. The Development of Formal Semantics in Linguistic Theory: Barbara H. Partee.

Part II: Generalized Quantifier Theory:

2. The Semantics of Determiners: Edward L. Keenan.

3. The Role of Situations in Generalized Quantifiers: Robin Cooper.

Part III: The Interface Between Syntax and Semantics:

4. The Syntax/ Semantics Interface in Categorial Grammar: Pauline Jacobson.

5. Anaphora and Identity: Robert Fiengo and Robert May.

6. The Interpretation of Ellipsis: Shalom Lappin.

Part IV: Anaphora, Discourse and Modality:

7. Coreference and Modality: Jeroen Groenendijk, Martin Stokhof and Frank Veltman.

8. Anaphora in Intensional Contexts:: Craige Roberts.

9. Quantification, Quantificational Domains and Dynamic Logic: Jean Mark Gawron.

Part V: Focus, Presupposition and Negation:

10. Focus: Mats Rooth.

11. Presupposition and Implicature: Laurence R. Horn.

12. Negation and Polarity Items: William A. Ladusaw.

Part VI: Tense:

13. Tense and Modality: Mürvet Enc.

Part VII: Questions:

14. The Semantics of Questions: James Higginbotham.

15. Interrogatives: Questions, Facts and Dialogue: Jonathan Ginzburg.

Part VIII: Plurals:

16. Plurality: Fred Landman.

Part IX: Computational Semantics:

17. Computational Semantics - Linguistics and Processing: John Nerbonne.

Part X: Lexical Semantics:

18. Lexical Semantics and Syntactic Structure: Beth Levin and Malka Rappaport Hovav.

Part XI: Semantics and Related Domains:

19. Semantics and Logic: Gila Y. Sher.

20. Semantics and Cognition: Ray Jackendoff.

21. Semantics, Pragmatics, and Natural-Language Interpretation: Ruth M. Kempson.

22. Semantics in Linguistics and Philosophy: An Intentionalist Perspective: Jerrold J. Katz.


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