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Formal Approaches to Semantics and Pragmatics: Japanese and by Eric McCready,Katsuhiko Yabushita,Kei Yoshimoto

By Eric McCready,Katsuhiko Yabushita,Kei Yoshimoto

This quantity provides an exploration of a wide selection of latest formal tools from computing device technology, biology and economics which were utilized to difficulties in semantics and pragmatics in recent times. the various contributions integrated concentrate on info from East Asian languages, really jap and Korean. the gathering displays on a variety of new empirical concerns that experience arisen, together with concerns with regards to choice, evidentiality and a spotlight. Separated into a number of sections, the booklet provides discussions on: info constitution, speech acts and judgements, philosophical issues in semantics and new formal techniques to semantic and pragmatic thought. Its overarching subject is the relation among other kinds of content material, from numerous views. The discussions awarded are either theoretically cutting edge and empirically motivated.

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