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An inclusive survey of linguistic semantics, written by prominent experts in the field The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Semantics provides a thorough investigation of issues and phenomena central to the development of modern semantics and its interfaces.
Presenting in-depth chapters written by leading experts in the field, this book investigates competing analyses and approaches, examines their conceptual foundations, and evaluates them as applied to various languages.
This authoritative collection enables scholars and students of semantics-as well as those from associated areas of linguistics such as syntacticians-to broaden and deepen their knowledge of the subject and the developments in the field. Presenting over 100 case studies, the collection of chapters within this Companion is organized in alphabetical order for ease of reference.
This key reference work: Provides detailed coverage of the major developments in linguistic semantics over the past several decadesDemonstrates how research can identify differences and similarities in a variety of languagesPresents studies that encompass well-delimited empirical areas and play important roles in theoretical debatesIdentifies topics via famous example sentences The Wiley Blackwell Companion to Semantics is a valuable reference work for scholars, researchers, academics, and students in linguistics and related areas. This work is also available as an online resource at www.companiontosemantics.com
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