Logic, Language and Meaning by B. Greiner
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Logic, Language and Meaning
By B. Greiner

Logic, Language and Meaning

Introduction to Logic v.1 New edition

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Logic, Language and Meaning by B. Greiner

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Although the two volumes of "Logic, Language, and Meaning" can be used independently of one another, together they provide a comprehensive overview of modern logic as it is used as a tool in the analysis of natural language. Both volumes provide exercises and their solutions. Volume 1, "Introduction to Logic," begins with a historical overview and then offers a thorough introduction to standard propositional and first-order predicate logic. It provides both a syntactic and a semantic approach to inference and validity, and discusses their relationship. Although language and meaning receive special attention, this introduction is also accessible to those with a more general interest in logic. In addition, the volume contains a survey of such topics as definite descriptions, restricted quantification, second-order logic, and many-valued logic. The pragmatic approach to non-truthconditional and conventional implicatures are also discussed. Finally, the relation between logic and formal syntax is treated, and the notions of rewrite rule, automation, grammatical complexity, and language hierarchy are explained.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780226280851
ISBN-10: 0226280853
Format: Paperback
(230mm x 152mm x 17mm)
Pages: 304
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 1-Dec-1990
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - B. Greiner

L. T. F. Gamut is a collective pseudonym for J. F. A. K. van Benthem, professor of mathematical logic; J. A. G. Groenendijk, associate professor of philosophy and computational linguistics; D. H. J. de Jongh, associate professor of mathematics and philosophy; M. J. B. Stokhof, associate professor of philosophy and computational linguistics, all at the University of Amsterdam, and H. J. Verkuyl, professor of linguistics at the University of Utrecht.

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