Compositionality in Formal Semantics
By (author) Barbara B. H. Partee
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Compositionality in Formal Semantics by Barbara B. H. Partee
Book DescriptionCompositionality in Formal Semantics is a collection of Barbara Partee's papers that have been influential in the field but are not readily available and includes a new introductory essay in which Partee reflects on how her thinking and the field of semantics have developed over the past 35 years. * Brings together, in one volume, influential but difficult to find papers by one of the most important researchers in formal semantics. * Includes a new introductory essay in which Partee reflects on how her research and the field of semantics have developed over the past 35 years. * Discusses critical themes in semantic theory.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405109352
(254mm x 179mm x 18mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Barbara B. H. Partee
Formal Semantics, Hardback (September 2002)
This is a collection of papers that have helped shaped the field of formal semantics in linguistics. It covers key central themes and includes an editorial introduction and extensive references. This should be a useful resource for students and scholars of semantics and the philosophy of language.
Mathematical Methods in Linguistics, Paperback (April 1990)» View all books by Barbara B. H. Partee
Including the standard constructions of relations, functions, and orderings, and leading to a discussion of the various orders of infinity, this work covers the standard statement logic and first-order predicate logic, and includes an introduction to formal systems, axiomatization, and model theory.
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Author Biography - Barbara B. H. Partee
Barbara H. Partee is Distinguished University Professor of Linguistics and Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts--Amherst, and is the author of several landmark essays in formal semantics. She has written and edited numerous books, including Formal Semantics: The Essential Readings (edited with Paul Portner, Blackwell, 2002), Mathematical Methods in Linguistics (with Alice ter Meulen and Robert Wall, 1990), and Montague Grammar (edited, 1976).
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