Handbook of Logic and Language. Edition No. 2

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  • Book
  • 1168 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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The logical study of language is becoming more interdisciplinary, playing a role in fields such as computer science, artificial intelligence, cognitive science and game theory. This new edition, written by the leading experts in the field, presents an overview of the latest developments at the interface of logic and linguistics as well as a historical perspective. It is divided into three parts covering Frameworks, General Topics and Descriptive Themes.

  • Completely revised and updated - includes over 25% new material
  • Discusses the interface between logic and language
  • Many of the authors are creators or active developers of the theories

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Part 1 Frameworks

1. Montague Grammar,

B. Partee and H. Hendriks

2. Categorial Type Logics

M. Moortgat

3. Discourse Representation in Context

H. Kamp & J. van Eijck

4.1 Situation Theory

J. Seligman, L. Moss

4.2 Situations, Constraints and Channels

E. Mares, J. Seligman, G. Restall

5.1 GB Theory: An Introduction

J. Higginbotham

5.2 After Government and Binding Theory

E. Stabler

6.1 Game-Theoretical Semantics

J. Hintikka and G. Sandu

6.2 Game-Theoretical Pragmatics

J. G. Jäger

Part 2 General Topics

7. Compositionality

B. Partee & Th. Janssen

8. Types

R. Turner

9.1 Dynamics

R. Muskens, J. van Benthem, and A. Visser

9.2 Dynamic Epistemic Logic

B. Kooi

10. Partiality

J-E. Fenstad

11.1 Formal Learning Theory

D. Osherson, D. de Jongh, E. Martin, S. Weinstein

11.2 Computational Language Learning

M. van Zaanen, C. de la Higuera

12.1 Non-monotonicity in Linguistics

R. Thomason

12.2 Non-monotonic Reasoning in Interpretation

R. van Rooij, K. Schulz

Part 3 Descriptive Topics

13.1 Generalized Quantifiers

E. Keenan, D. Westerståhl

13.2 On the Learnability of Quantifiers

R. Clark

14.1 Temporality

M. Steedman

14.2 Tense, Aspect, and Temporal Representation

H. Verkuyl

15.1 Plurals and Collectives

J. Lønning

15.2 Plural Discourse Reference

A. Brasoveanu

16.1 Questions

J. Groenendijk, M. Stokhof

16.2 Questions: Logic and Interactions

J. Ginzburg

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van Benthem, Johan F.A.K.
ter Meulen, Alice
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