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This work brings together classic and recent papers in the philosophical and linguistic analysis of fuzzy grammar, of gradience in meaning, word classes and syntax. Issues such as how many grains make a heap, when a puddle becomes a pond, and so forth, have occupied thinkers since Aristotle and, since the 1980s, have been the subject of increasing interest among linguists as well as in fields such as artificial intelligence and computational linguistics. The work is designed to be of use to students in all these fields. It has a substantial introduction, is divided into thematic parts, contains annotated sections of further reading, and is fully indexed.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199262564
ISBN-10: 019926256X
Format: Hardback
(254mm x 178mm x 32mm)
Pages: 536
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 25-Mar-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Bas Aarts

Bas Aarts is Reader in Modern English Language and Director of the Survey of English Usage at University College London. He has held visiting appointments at a number of universities, and is currently working on a monograph on linguistic gradience. His other publications include Small Clauses in English: the Nonverbal Types (Mouton de Gruyter 1992), The Verb in Contemporary English (Cambridge University Press 1995, edited with Charles F. Meyer), English Syntax and Argumentation (Palgrave Macmillan 1997/2001), Investigating Natural Language: Working with the British Component of the International Corpus of English (John Benjamins 2002, with Gerald Nelson and Sean Wallis) and The Handbook of English Linguistics (Blackwell forthcoming, edited with April McMahon). Aarts is one of the founding editors of the journal English Language and Linguistics (with David Denison and Richard Hogg). David Denison is Professor of English Linguistics at the University of Manchester and has held visiting appointments in Amsterdam, Vancouver, and Santiago. He has published widely on historical English syntax and semantics, notably English Historical Syntax (Longman 1993) and a major chapter in the Cambridge History of the English Language (Cambridge University Press 1998). He has been joint editor of the Longman Linguistics Library and is (with Bas Aarts and Richard Hogg) a founding editor of the journal English Language and Linguistics. Evelien Keizer obtained her PhD in English Linguistics at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam. Since then she has worked mainly on the noun phrase, both in Dutch and in English. She currently lectures at the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and is writing a monograph on the structural, cognitive and communicative aspects of the English noun phrase. Gergana Popova is currently working on a PhD at the Department of Language and Linguistics, University of Essex. Previously she held a position as a Lecturer in English Linguistics at the Department of English and American Studies, University of Sofia. Her research interests are in the areas of morphology and semantics.

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