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The Semantics of Evidentials

ISBN : 9780199681587

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¥4,565
Author: 
Sarah E. Murray
Pages
192 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Mar 2017
Series
Oxford Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics
This book provides argues for a compositional, truth-conditional, crosslinguistic semantics for evidentiality, the linguistic encoding of the source of information on which a statement is based. Centr ... Read more

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The Semantics of Evidentials

ISBN : 9780199681570

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¥10,956
Author: 
Sarah E. Murray
Pages
192 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
171 x 246 mm
Pub date
Mar 2017
Series
Oxford Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics
This book provides a compositional, truth-conditional, crosslinguistic semantics for evidentiality, the linguistic encoding of the source of information on which a statement is based. Central to the p ... Read more

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The Structure of Truth

ISBN : 9780198842491

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¥4,565
Author: 
Donald Davidson; Cameron Kirk-Giannini; Ernie Lepore
Pages
144 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
135 x 216 mm
Pub date
Feb 2020
Donald Davidson was one of the most famous and influential philosophers of the twentieth century. The Structure of Truth presents his 1970 Locke Lectures in print for the first time. They comprise an ... Read more

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The Utility of Meaning: What Words Mean and Why

ISBN : 9780198709831

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¥12,056
Author: 
Nick Enfield
Pages
216 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
162 x 240 mm
Pub date
Jan 2015
This book argues that the complex, anthropocentric, and often culture-specific meanings of words have been shaped directly by their history of 'utility' for communication in social life. N. J. Enfield ... Read more

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Theories of Lexical Semantics: A Cognitive Perspective

ISBN : 9780198700302

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¥21,450
Author: 
Dirk Geeraerts
Pages
368 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
178 x 255 mm
Pub date
Nov 2009
Theories of Lexical Semantics offers a comprehensive overview of the major traditions of word meaning research in linguistics. In spite of the growing importance of the lexicon in linguistic theory, ... Read more

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Tracing Language Movement in Africa

ISBN : 9780190657543

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¥15,246
Author: 
Ericka A. Albaugh; Kathryn M. De Luna
Pages
456 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Feb 2018
Many disciplines study language movement and change in Africa, but they rarely interact. Here, eighteen scholars from a range of disciplines explore differing conceptions of language movement in Afric ... Read more

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Truth and Words

ISBN : 9780199692262

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¥5,753
Author: 
Gary Ebbs
Pages
354 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
156 x 235 mm
Pub date
Apr 2011
To clarify and facilitate our inquiries we need to define a disquotational truth predicate that we are directly licensed to apply not only to our own sentences as we use them now, but also to other sp ... Read more

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Truth-conditional Pragmatics

ISBN : 9780199226986

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¥5,115
Author: 
Francois Recanati
Pages
334 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
162 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jan 2011
Francois Recanati argues against the traditional understanding of the semantics/pragmatics divide and puts forward a radical alternative. Through half a dozen case studies, he shows that what an utter ... Read more

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Understanding Cultures Through Their Key Words: English, Russian, Polish, German and Japanese

ISBN : 9780195088366

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¥14,476
Author: 
Anna Wierzbicka
Pages
328 Pages
Format
Paperback
Size
153 x 234 mm
Pub date
Jul 1997
Series
Oxford Studies in Anthropological Linguistics
Wierzbicka demonstrates that every language has its "key concepts" (expressed in key words) and that these concepts reflect the core values of the culture in question. Examining empirical evidence fro ... Read more

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Unruly Words: A Study of Vague Language

ISBN : 9780199915101

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¥7,854
Author: 
Diana Raffman
Pages
240 Pages
Format
Hardcover
Size
148 x 216 mm
Pub date
Feb 2014
Vague words, like "tall," "rich," and "old," lack clear boundaries of application: no clear line divides the tall people from the above average, or the old people from the middle-aged. Because they la ... Read more

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