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Parts and wholes in semantics

by Friederike Moltmann

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Published by Oxford University Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Semantics.,
  • Whole and parts (Philosophy)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [245]-250) and index.

    StatementFriederike Moltmann.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsP325 .M59 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 254 p. ;
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL973005M
    ISBN 10019509574X
    LC Control Number96009891

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    Lexical Semantic Relations In this section, we consider a more global level of lexical organization. Lexical semantics relations play an essential role in lexical semantics and intervene at many levels in natural language comprehension and production. They are also a central element in the organization of lexical semantics knowledge bases. The book is, as the title suggests, about a semantic analysis of language, and particularly the word "Good" as it is used in English. Composition. The book is written in a large number of numbered paragraphs to be exact. It also includes a short preface. The writing style is thus similar to Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus. The.

      Friederike Moltmann is senior researcher at the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique in Paris. She had previously taught both linguistics and philosophy at various universities in the US and the UK. She has published numerous articles in both linguistic and philosophical journals and is author of Parts and Wholes in Semantic (OUP, ).Author: Friederike Moltmann. Basal reader — A kind of book that is used to teach reading. It is based on an approach in which words are used as a whole. The words are used over and over in each succeeding lesson. New words are added regularly. Blending — Combining parts of a spoken word into a whole representation of the word. For example, /p/ /oo/ /l/ can be blended.


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First systematic semantic investigation of expressions relating to part-whole structure in natural language; Offers an original, philosophically and linguistically motivated alternative to standard extensional mereological theories of plurals and mass nouns, based on the notion of an integrated whole.

Parts and Wholes in Semantics - Kindle edition by Moltmann, Friederike. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Parts and Wholes in by: This book is a very interesting one.

It presents new and promising views of the count/plural/mass distinction, supporting them through extensive discussions of many phenomena. The basic idea - in singling out special entities which play a major role in accounting for count- and plural-like behaviour, according to contextually controllable integrity conditions - is challenging and with far-reaching.

In my book Parts and Wholes in Semantics, I took as point of departure the view that definite plurals (such as the students) and definite mass terms (such as the wood) stand for entities, pluralities and quantities respectively, just as definite singular count terms like the house stand for objects.

However, unlike the objects described by. Moltmann provides a unified account of a broad range of English and cross linguistic data involving expressions of the notions of "part" and "whole". She presents a new theory of part structures in which the notion of an integrated whole plays a fundamental role, and in which the part structure of an entity may vary across different situations, perspectives, and dimensions.

The book presents a great range of empirical generalizations involving plurals, mass nouns, adnominal and adverbial modifiers such as 'whole', 'together', and 'alone', nominal and adverbial quanitfiers ranging over parts, and expressions of completion such as 'completely' and 'partly'.Author: Friederike Moltmann.

Entdecken Sie "Parts and Wholes in Semantics" von Friederike Moltmann und finden Sie Ihren Buchhändler. This book develops a unified account of expressions involving the notions of "e;part"e; and "e;whole "e; in which principles of the individuation of part structures play a central role.

Moltmann presents a range of new empirical generalizations with data from. background in semantics is assumed, as students begin by discovering the value and fascination of the subject and then move through all key topics in the field, including sense and reference, simple logic, word meaning, and interpersonal meaning.

We will look at two types of part-part-whole word problems: Missing Whole or Missing Part. The following diagrams show the Part-Part-Whole Models to find the Missing Whole or Missing Part.

Scroll down the page for examples and solutions. Missing Whole or Whole Unknown. For example: Connie has 15 red marbles and 28 blue marbles. How many marbles. semantics [Gr.,=significant] in general, the study of the relationship between words and meanings. The empirical study of word meanings and sentence meanings in existing languages is a branch of linguistics; the abstract study of meaning in relation to language or symbolic logic systems is a branch of philosophy.

Distinctive characteristics of this approach (see also Pagin, Chapter 3) have been truth conditions as a central part of meaning; (usually) a model-theoretic conception of semantics; and the methodological centrality of the Principle of Compositionality: “The meaning of a whole is a function of the meanings of its parts and their mode of.

[REVIEW] Marcin Morzycki - - Natural Language Semantics 17 (2) Parts and Wholes in Semantics (TOC). Friederike Moltmann - - Oxford University by: Introducing Semantics Semantics is the study of meaning in language.

This clear and The book also highlights the connections between semantics and the wider study of human language in psychology, anthropology and linguistics itself. The semantics of parts of speech File Size: KB. Semantics is the study of sentence meaning and word meaning.

To illustrate this, the interpretation of () will be discussed in terms of three distinguishable stages. The first stage is a semantic one: literal meaning.

The others are two kinds of pragmatic interpretation: explica- ture and implicature. Representing part-whole relations is a very common issue for those developing ontologies for the Semantic Web. OWL does not provide any built-in primitives for part-whole relations (as it does for the subclass relation), but contains sufficient expressive power to capture most, but not all, of the common cases.

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yDue to needs: the word car was an obsolete poetic word for. Books shelved as semantics: Language in Thought and Action by S.I. Hayakawa, Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General. Abstract objects have been a central topic in philosophy since antiquity.

Philosophers have defended various views about abstract objects by appealing to metaphysical considerations, considerations regarding mathematics or science, and, not infrequently, intuitions about natural language. This book pursues the question of how and whether natural language allows for reference to abstract.

Objects, parts, holes, boundaries, and places are the stuff of our world. Philosophers and mathmaticians have dealt with parts of this spatial structure, using mereology or topology. With some new impetus from computer science, this well-argued and original book proposes a logical view on the whole.

Let us start with semantics as it is standardly pursued. In a standard seman-tics for a context-sensitive language (such as Kaplan ), each sentence of the language is assigned a character, which is a function from possible contexts of utterance to contents. Contents in .•Semantics is part of the grammar.

The Basics •The meaning of a complex expression is determined by: • the meanings of its parts, and • the way in which those parts are combined A cat chased a small rat. A small rat chased a cat. The Basics: “John gave the book to Sarah.” Agent Theme Recipient “Jeff saw the moon with a File Size: 1MB.meanings of its constituents—once we fix what the parts mean and how they are put together we have no more leeway regarding the meaning of the whole.

This is the PRINCIPLE OF COMPOSITIONALITY (Frege’s Principle), a fundamental presupposition of most contemporary work in semantics. We cannot study meaning without structure.