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Word meaning and Montague grammar : the semantics of verbs and times in generative semantics and in Montague's PTQ

Word meaning and Montague grammar : the semantics of verbs and times in generative semantics and in Montague's PTQ (Loan 29 times)

Material type
단행본
Personal Author
Dowty, David R.
Title Statement
Word meaning and Montague grammar : the semantics of verbs and times in generative semantics and in Montague's PTQ / David R. Dowty.
Publication, Distribution, etc
Dordrecht ;   Boston :   D. Reidel Pub. Co.,   c1979.  
Physical Medium
xvii, 415 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Series Statement
Synthese language library ;v. 7
ISBN
9027710082 9027710090 (pbk.)
General Note
Includes index.  
Bibliography, Etc. Note
Bibliography: p. 396-407.
Subject Added Entry-Topical Term
Semantics. Montague grammar. Generative grammar. English language --Grammar, Generative.
비통제주제어
English language, Verbs, Semantics,,
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Contents information

Table of Contents

1. Montague's General Theory of Languages and Linguistic Theories of Syntax and Semantics.- 1.1 The meaning of "Universal" in "Universal Grammar".- 1.2 Syntax in the UG Theory and in Linguistic Theories.- 1.2.1 Language and Disambiguated Language in UG.- 1.2.2 Montague's Use of the Ambiguation Relation R.- 1.2.3 Other Ways of Construing the Ambiguating Relation R.- 1.2.4 The Relation R as Transformational Component.- 1.2.5 R and the Potential Vacuity of the Compositionality Thesis.- 1.2.6 Trade-Offs between R and the Syntactic Operations.- 1.2.7 Transformations as Independent Syntactic Rules.- 1.3 Semantics in UG.- 1.3.1 The Compositionality of Meanings.- 1.3.2 Katz' Early Theory as an Instance of the General Theory of Meanings.- 1.3.3 The Theory of Reference in UG.- 1.3.4 Generative Semantics as an Instance of UG.- 1.4 Interpretation by Means of Translation.- 1.4.1 Translations and Semantic Representation.- 1.4.2 Classical GS and Upside-down GS.- 1.4.3 Directionality.- 1.5 Preliminaries to the Analysis of Word Meaning.- 1.5.1 The Direction of Decomposition.- 1.5.2 Is a Level of "Semantic Representation" Necessary?.- 1.5.3 Lexical Decompositions and the Description of Entailments.- 1.5.4 Decomposition and Structuralism.- 1.5.5 Possible Word Meanings in Natural Language.- Notes.- 2. The Semantics of Aspectual Classes of Verbs in English.- 2.1 The Development of Decomposition Analysis in Generative Semantics.- 2.1.1 Pre-GS Decomposition Analyses.- 2.1.2 Causatives and Inchoatives in Lakoff's Dissertation.- 2.1.3 McCawley's Post-Transformational Lexical Insertion.- 2.1.4 Paradigmatic and Syntagmatic Evidence for Decomposition.- 2.1.5 The Place of Lexical Insertion Transformations in a GS Derivation.- 2.2The Aristotle-Ryle-Kenny-Vendler Verb Classification.- 2.2.1 The Development of the Verb Classification.- 2.2.2 States and Activities.- 2.2.3 Activities and Accomplishments.- 2.2.4 Achievements.- 2.2.5 Lexical Ambiguity.- 2.2.6 The Problem of Indefinite Plurals and Mass Nouns.- 2.2.7 Examples of the Four Vendler Categories in Syntactic and Semantic Subcategories.- 2.3 An Aspect Calculus.- 2.3.1 The Goal and Purpose of an Aspect Calculus.- 2.3.2 Statives, von Wright's Logic of Change, and BECOME.- 2.3.3 A Semantic Solution to the Problem of Indefinites and Mass Nouns.- 2.3.4 Carlson's Treatment of 'Bare Plurals'.- 2.3.5 Degree-Achievements.- 2.3.6 Accomplishments and CAUSE.- 2.3.7 CAUSE and Lewis' Analysis of Causation.- 2.3.8 DO, Agency and Activity Verbs.- 2.3.9 The Semantics of DO.- 2.3.10 DO in Accomplishments.- 2.3.11 Summary of the Aspect Calculus.- 2.4The Aspect Calculus as Restricting Possible Word Meanings.- Notes.- 3. Interval Semantics and the Progressive Tense.- 3.1 The Imperfective Paradox.- 3.2 Truth Conditions Relative to Intervals, not Moments.- 3.3 Revised Truth Conditions for BECOME.- 3.4 Truth Conditions for the Progressive.- 3.5 Motivating the Progressive Analysis Independently of Accomplishment Sentences.- 3.6 On the Notion of 'Likeness' Among Possible Worlds.- 3.7 Extending the Analysis to the "Futurate Progressive".- 3.8 Another Look at the Vendler Classification in an Interval-Based Semantics.- 3.8.1 The Non-Homogeneity of the Activity Class.- 3.8.2 "Stative" Verbs in the Progressive Tense.- 3.8.3 A Revised Verb Classification.- 3.8.4 Accomplishments with Event-Objects.- Notes.- 4. Lexical Decomposition in Montague Grammar.- 4.1 Existing "Lexical Decomposition" in the PTQ Grammar.- 4.2 The General Form of Decomposition Translations: Lambda Abstraction vs. Predicate Raising.- 4.3 Morphologically Derived Causatives and Inchoatives.- 4.4 Prepositional Phrase Accomplishments.- 4.5 Accomplishments with Two Prepositional Phrases.- 4.6 Prepositional Phrase Adjuncts vs. Prepositional Phrase Complements.- 4.7 Factitive Constructions.- 4.8 Periphrastic Causatives.- 4.9 By-Phrases in Accomplishment Sentences.- 4.10 Causative Constructions in Other Languages.- Notes.- 5. Linguistic Evidence for the Two Strategies of


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