Indefinites and the Type of Sets

Fred Landman*

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Abstract

Indefinites and the Type of Sets explores a new theory of indefinite noun phrase interpretation and definiteness effects. Provides an introduction to aspects of the semantics of noun phrases, as well as comparing alternate theories. Explores a new theory of indefinite noun phrase interpretation and definiteness effects. Written accessibly by one of the world's most prominent formal semanticists. Useful for students and scholars in formal semantics as well as the neighboring fields of syntax, pragmatics, and the philosophy of language.

Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMalden, MA
PublisherBlackwell Pub
Number of pages269
ISBN (Electronic)9780470759318
ISBN (Print)1405116307, 9781405116305
DOIs
StatePublished - 2004

Publication series

NameExplorations in semantics
PublisherBlackwell Pub

ULI Keywords

  • uli
  • Definiteness (Linguistics)
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Noun phrase
  • Semantics
  • Indefiniteness (Linguistics)
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Complex nominals
  • Grammar, Comparative and general -- Subject
  • Noun phrase
  • Subject (Grammar)
  • Formal semantics
  • Semasiology
  • Semiology (Semantics)

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