ISBN 9781405109185,What Is Meaning?

What Is Meaning?

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Publisher

Wiley Black Publisher

Publication Year 2005
ISBN-13

ISBN 9781405109185

ISBN-10 1405109181
Binding

Paperback

Number of Pages 248 Pages
Language (English)
Subject

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What is Meaning? Fundamentals of Formal Semantics is a concise introduction to the field of semantics as it is actually practiced. Through simple examples, pictures, and metaphors, Paul Portner presents the field's key ideas about how language works. Explains the fundamental ideas and some of the most significant results of modern semantic theory Combines foundational discussion with simplified analyses of complex phenomena to provide readers with a sense of the fascination to be found in the details of the human language Includes exercises and thought-provoking questions to facilitate learning

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