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Clause Structure

Ronald W. Langacker

in Cognitive Grammar: A Basic Introduction

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780195331967
eISBN:
9780199868209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195331967.003.0011
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology

A full clause profiles a grounded instance of a process type. Conceptual archetypes function as the prototypical values of basic clause types and clausal elements. Languages naturally differ in their ... More


The lexical entry

Andrew Spencer

in Lexical Relatedness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679928
eISBN:
9780191761508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679928.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

In this chapter, the lexeme is characterized as an entry in a relational database defined in terms of four attributes: FORM, SYNTAX, SEMANTICS, and a LEXEMIC INDEX, which functions as a kind of ... More


Complex Demonstratives 70

Ernest Lepore and Kirk Ludwig

in Donald Davidson's Truth-Theoretic Semantics

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199290932
eISBN:
9780191710445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290932.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter provides an analysis of complex demonstratives, constructed from a demonstrative and a nominal, such as ‘that man’ or ‘that politician’. It considers five views about the semantic role ... More


The form and function of argument-structure representations

Andrew Spencer

in Lexical Relatedness

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199679928
eISBN:
9780191761508
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199679928.003.0007
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Theoretical Linguistics

This chapter presents a set of formal mechanisms for describing argument structure alternations as lexical phenomena which have complex interactions with syntactic form and with semantic content. The ... More


Instruments of Knowledge

Jonardon Ganeri

in Semantic Powers: Meaning and the Means of Knowing in Classical Indian Philosophy

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198237884
eISBN:
9780191679544
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198237884.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter begins with a discussion of an important feature of Pāninian grammatical theory, which draws a distinction between the superficial grammatical form of a sentence and a deeper level of ... More


The Ground of Logic

Timothy McCarthy

in Radical Interpretation and Indeterminacy

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195145069
eISBN:
9780199833436
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195145062.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Applies the Conformal Framework to the philosophy of logic, and, in particular, to what McCarthy calls the Interpretation Problem for Logic, i.e. the problem of characterizing the logical devices of ... More


Compositional Facts

Arianna Betti

in Against Facts

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262029216
eISBN:
9780262329644
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029216.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter fixes what compositional facts are and what they are for. Five semantic roles are distinguished that entities can play in the theoretical space at the intersection of language and world, ... More


Removal rules

John Horty

in Frege on Definitions: A Case Study of Semantic Content

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199732715
eISBN:
9780199852628
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199732715.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

How the simple model of senses as procedures can handle two important issues presented is elaborated in this chapter. It begins by presenting the conflicts on the formation and semantic role of ... More


Opportunistic Applications of Posited Communicative Intentions

Jody Azzouni

in Semantic Perception: How the Illusion of a Common Language Arises and Persists

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199967407
eISBN:
9780199346066
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199967407.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter explores examples of applications of purported Gricean communicative intentions to names and to ostension. It shows how the use of such intentions distorts actual speaker-hearer ... More


Theoretical and Methodological Considerations

Ayumi Miura

in Middle English Verbs of Emotion and Impersonal Constructions: Verb Meaning and Syntax in Diachrony

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
December 2014
ISBN:
9780199947157
eISBN:
9780190204556
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199947157.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, English Language, Historical Linguistics

This chapter begins by addressing general concerns in detecting, and not detecting, the evidence for historical syntax and then discusses possible theories and methodologies for investigating the ... More


The role of word meaning in syntax

Stephen Wechsler

in Word Meaning and Syntax: Approaches to the Interface

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780199279883
eISBN:
9780191757563
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199279883.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics

The syntax–lexicon interface, one of the most controversial and elusive problems in contemporary linguistics, is introduced and explained. Predicate argument structure, a representation of the ... More


How to make new words

R. M. W. Dixon

in Making New Words: Morphological Derivation in English

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780198712367
eISBN:
9780191780905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198712367.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, English Language

Chapter 2 begins by explaining what this book is about and goes on to exemplify things which will be explained. There is discussion of the meanings of derivational affixes, their genetic origins, ... More


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