Natural Language Semantics
By (author) Keith Allan
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Natural Language Semantics by Keith Allan
Book DescriptionNatural Language Semantics discusses fundamental concepts for linguistic semantics. This book combines theoretical explanations of several methods of inquiry with detailed semantic analysis and emphasises the philosophy that semantics is about meaning in human languages and that linguistic meaning is cognitively and functionally motivated.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780631192961
(248mm x 176mm x 46mm)
Imprint: Blackwell Publishers
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 15-Jan-2001
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Keith Allan
Routledge Handbook of Linguistics, Hardback (July 2015)
The Routledge Handbook of Linguistics offers a comprehensive introduction and reference point to the discipline of linguistics. This wide-ranging survey of the field brings together a range of perspectives, covering all the key areas of linguistics and drawing on interdisciplinary research in subjects such as anthropology, psychology and sociology.
Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics, Paperback (May 2015)
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Oxford Handbook of the History of Linguistics, Hardback (March 2013)» View all books by Keith Allan
Leading scholars examine the history of linguistics from ancient origins to the present. They consider every aspect of the field from language origins to neurolinguistics, explore the linguistic traditions in different parts of the world, examine how work in linguistics has influenced other fields, and look at how it has been practically applied
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Author Biography - Keith Allan
Keith Allan is Reader in Linguistics at Monash University, and is a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Humanities. He has taught in Britain, Kenya, Nigeria, and the United States. His research and publications focus mainly on aspects of meaning in language and his previous books are Linguistic Meaning (2 volumes, 1986) and Euphemism and Dysphemism: Language Used as Shield and Weapon (co--authored with Kate Burridge, 1991).
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