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Description - Compositionality in Formal Semantics by Barbara B. H. Partee

Compositionality 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 Details

ISBN: 9781405109352
ISBN-10: 1405109351
Format: Paperback
(254mm x 179mm x 18mm)
Pages: 344
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 2-Dec-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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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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