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  1. Categorial Grammars (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    By Mary McGee Wood

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    In the last few years categorial grammars have been the focus of dramatically expanded interest and activity, both theoretical and computational. This book, the first introduction to categorical grammars, is written as an objective critical assessment. Categorial grammars offer a radical...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Categorial Morphology (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    By Jack Hoeksema

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book presents an account of certain problems of morphological analysis that occurs within a theoretical framework that derives its inspiration from recent studies of the lexicon in generative grammar. The starting point is the controversy about the proper analysis of synthetic compounds. Are...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Existential Sentences (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    Their Structure and Meaning

    By Michael Lumsden

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    What is the relationship between the structure of existential sentences and their meaning? How do hearers interpret existential sentences using pragmatic assumptions? This study attempts to account for the relationship between the structure of existential sentences (ES) and their meaning. The study...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Formal Grammar of Switch-Reference (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    By Daniel L Finer

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    This book studies the syntax of switch-reference and its implications for the theory of grammar. Switch-reference, found in many genetically and geographically diverse languages, is a phenomenon whereby referential identity between subjects of hierarchically adjacent clauses is encoded by the...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  5. The Foundations of Linguistic Theory (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    Selected Writings of Roy Harris

    Edited by Nigel Love

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    For Roy Harris, the fundamental problem about linguistics is that it has been led astray by the fact that we are capable intellectually of ‘decontextualising’ our own verbal behaviour. A whole interlocking system of doctrines about forms, meanings and communication has arisen designed to support...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Generative Grammar and Linguistic Competence (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    By P.H. Matthews

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    According to Chomsky, to learn a language is to develop a grammar for it – a generative grammar which assigns a definite structure and a definite meaning to each of a definite set of sentences. This forms the speaker’s linguistic competence, which represents a distinct faculty of the mind, called...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  7. Meanings and Prototypes (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    Studies in Linguistic Categorization

    Edited by S.L. Tsohatzidis

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    There are fewer distinctions in any language than there are distinct things in the universe. If, therefore, languages are ways of representing the universe, a primary function of their elements must be to allow the much more varied kinds of elements out of which the universe is made to be...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Pragmatics of Style (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    Edited by Leo Hickey

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    In the general area of style study or stylistics there is no shortage of ideas, definitions or published works. It is hoped, in the present volume, to contribute to the prosperity of the discipline mainly by clarifying and exemplifying how pragmatic considerations may be relevant to any study of...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Semantic Structures (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    Advances in Natural Language Processing

    Edited by David L. Waltz

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Natural language understanding is central to the goals of artificial intelligence. Any truly intelligent machine must be capable of carrying on a conversation: dialogue, particularly clarification dialogue, is essential if we are to avoid disasters caused by the misunderstanding of the intelligent...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Situated Theory of Agreement (RLE Linguistics B: Grammar)

    By Michael Barlow

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Linguistics

    Typical cases of agreement are easy to identify, but where the boundaries of agreement lie depend on what aspects of the agreement relation are considered to be defining properties. It is a short step from viewing agreement in the traditional way, as a matching of features, to defining agreement as...

    Published November 20th 2013 by Routledge