Publishing Partner: Cambridge University Press CUP Extra Wiley-Blackwell Publisher Login
amazon logo
More Info


New from Oxford University Press!

ad

The Social Origins of Language

By Daniel Dor

Presents a new theoretical framework for the origins of human language and sets key issues in language evolution in their wider context within biological and cultural evolution


New from Cambridge University Press!

ad

Preposition Placement in English: A Usage-Based Approach

By Thomas Hoffmann

This is the first study that empirically investigates preposition placement across all clause types. The study compares first-language (British English) and second-language (Kenyan English) data and will therefore appeal to readers interested in world Englishes. Over 100 authentic corpus examples are discussed in the text, which will appeal to those who want to see 'real data'


New from Brill!

ad

Free Access 4 You

Free access to several Brill linguistics journals, such as Journal of Jewish Languages, Language Dynamics and Change, and Brill’s Annual of Afroasiatic Languages and Linguistics.


Book Information

   

Title: Resource-Sensitivity, Binding and Anaphora
Edited By: Geert-Jan M. Kruijff
Richard T. Oehrle
URL: http://www.wkap.nl/prod/b/1-4020-1691-3
Series Title: Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy 80
Description:

The structure and properties of any natural language expression depend on its component sub-expressions – "resources" – and relations among them that are sensitive to basic structural properties of order, grouping, and multiplicity. Resource-sensitivity thus provides a perspective on linguistic structure that is well-defined and universally-applicable. The papers in this collection – by J. van Benthem, P. Jacobson, G. Jäger, G-J. Kruijff, G. Morrill, R. Muskens, R. Oehrle, and A. Szabolcsi – examine linguistic resources and resource-sensitivity from a variety of perspectives, including: + Modal aspects of categorial type inference; + Multi-dimensional type structures and grammatical architecture; + Resource-sensitive aspects of binding and anaphora; + Resource-sensitive inference and discourse context. In particular, the book contains a number of papers treating anaphorically-dependent expressions as functions, whose application to an appropriate argument yields a type and an interpretation directly integratable with the surrounding grammatical structure. To situate this work in a larger setting, the book contains two appendices: + an introductory guide to resource-sensivity; + notes on the historical background of resource-sensitive approaches to binding and anaphora.

Publication Year: 2004
Publisher: Kluwer
Review: Read the review
BibTex: View BibTex record
Linguistic Field(s): Computational Linguistics
Syntax
Cognitive Science
Issue: All announcements sent out by The LINGUIST List are emailed to our subscribers and archived with the Library of Congress.
Click here to see the original emailed issue.

Versions:
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 1402016913
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320
Prices: EUR 118.00
USD 130.00
GBP 81.00

 
 
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 1402016921
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 320
Prices: EUR 59.00
USD 65.00
GBP 41.00