…offers a new theory of the semantics of tense aspect and nominalizations that combines formal semantics and cognitive approaches
written accessibly for students and scholars in theoretical linguists, as well as in philosophy of language, logic, cognitive science,…
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2. Linguists as Visionaries
3. If It Ain’t Broke, Don’t Fix It: Toward a Policy of Full Recognition of African American Language
4. A Language Planning Approach to African American Language
…Contains an informative introduction and extensive bibliography which serves as a reference tool for both students and professional linguists.
…not only the French synchronic linguists and the spoken communication linguists, but also psycholinguists, linguists concerned by language acquisition and links between thought and language…
…Explores the unique philosophy, knowledge, and cultural assumptions of languages, and their impact on our collective intellectual heritageQuestions why such linguistic diversity exists in the first place, and how can we can best respond to the challenge of recording and documenting these fragile oral traditions…
…Provides balanced treatment of the practical aspects of handling quantitative linguistic data
Includes sample datasets contributed by researchers working in a variety of sub-disciplines of linguistics
Uses R, the statistical software package most commonly used by linguists,…
…It is a work of great scholarship and learning, expressed in way that will be accessible to all linguists from advanced undergraduates to postdoctoral researchers. The last substantial overview was published over 20 years ago. Since then the subject has been transformed…
…Features contributions by the top researchers in the field, reflecting the work that is driving the discipline forward Includes an introduction to the major theoretical issues in these fields, as well as the central engineering applications that the work has produced Presents the major developments in…
…This book makes an important contribution to the philosophy of language and will appeal to philosophers, linguists, and cognitive scientists.
…With contributions from a global team of leading linguists, this comprehensive and accessible volume is the ideal resource for those engaged in study and work within the dynamic field of linguistics.