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Handbook of Logic and Language. Edition No. 2

  • ID: 1762547
  • Book
  • December 2010
  • 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, 2. Categorial Type Logics 3. Discourse Representation in Context 4. Situation Theory 5. GB Theory: An Introductio 6. Game-Theoretical Semantics

Part 2 General Topics 7. Compositionality 8. Types 9. Dynamics 10. Partiality 11. Formal Learning Theory 12. Non-monotonicity in Linguistics

Part 3 Descriptive Topics 13. Generalized Quantifiers 14. Temporality 15. Plurals and Collectives 16. Questions

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