Logical Form and Language

Consonant with Russell's general interest in the form of propositions , we will treat talk about the logical form of a sentence in a language L to be essentially about semantic form as revealed in a compositional meaning theory for L.

Logical Form and Language

Seventeen specially written essays by eminent philosophers and linguists appear for the first time in this anthology, all with the central theme of logical form -- a fundamental issue in analytic philosophy and linguistic theory. Logical Form and Language brings together exciting new contributions from diverse points of view, which illuminate the lively current debate about this topic.

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Logical Form and Language
Language: en
Pages: 512
Authors: Gerhard Preyer, Georg Peter
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Seventeen specially written essays by eminent philosophers and linguists appear for the first time in this anthology, all with the central theme of logical form -- a fundamental issue in analytic philosophy and linguistic theory. Logical Form and Language brings together exciting new contributions from diverse points of view, which
Logical Form
Language: en
Pages: 182
Authors: Robert May, Professor of Zoology Robert May, Samuel Jay Keyser
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985 - Publisher: MIT Press

This study focuses on the relation of syntactic and semantic structure. It investigates the notion that within generative grammar there is a level of linguistic representation Logical Form. Its main assumption is that this is a level of phrase structure representation, derived by transformational operations from S-structure, and over which
Logical Form
Language: en
Pages: 133
Authors: Andrea Iacona
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-01-28 - Publisher: Springer

Logical form has always been a prime concern for philosophers belonging to the analytic tradition. For at least one century, the study of logical form has been widely adopted as a method of investigation, relying on its capacity to reveal the structure of thoughts or the constitution of facts. This
Logical Form
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Norbert Hornstein
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-10-30 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

This book critically reviews grammatical research into logical form over the past 20 years and reconsiders some of its major themes in the light of recent theoretical innovations. In the late 1970s generative grammarians proposed the existence of an abstract syntactic level of grammatical representation derived from surface structure which
Toward Logical Form
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Lisa A. Reed
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-03-05 - Publisher: Routledge

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.