From Whorf to Montague explorations in the theory of language

This book explores the relations between language, the world and the mind. Pieter Seuren argues that language requires a theory with abstract principles and that grammars are neither autonomous nor independent of meaning but mediate between propositionally structured thoughts and systems, such as sp...

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Main Author: Seuren, Pieter A. M.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Oxford Oxford University Press 2014, 2014
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Collection: Oxford University Press - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book explores the relations between language, the world and the mind. Pieter Seuren argues that language requires a theory with abstract principles and that grammars are neither autonomous nor independent of meaning but mediate between propositionally structured thoughts and systems, such as speech for the production of utterances
Physical Description:1 online resource illustrations (black and white)
ISBN:9780191764929