The Logic of Language: Language from Within Volume II

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The Logic of Language opens a new perspective on logic. Pieter Seuren argues that the logic of language derives from the lexical meanings of the logical operators. These meanings, however, prove not to be consistent. Seuren solves this problem through an indepth analysis of the functional adequacy of natural predicate logic and standard modern logic for natural linguistic interaction. He then develops a general theory of discourse-bound interpretation, covering discourse incrementation, anaphora, presupposition and topic ...

The Logic of Language: Language from Within Volume II 2010, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199559480

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