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Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalism

New Essays on Semantics and Pragmatics

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy of language,
  • Topics in philosophy,
  • Semantics,
  • Philosophy / General,
  • General,
  • Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGerhard Preyer (Editor), Georg Peter (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10145717M
    ISBN 100199213321
    ISBN 109780199213320

    Semantic Minimalism endorses a rigorous notion of bottom-up compositionality, in which the truth-evaluable semantic content of a sentence results from a rule-based combination of lexical-semantic. This, in essence, is Semantic Minimalism. A virtue of Semantic Minimalism is that, even though a certain degree of contextual information is required, it is maximally limited to information associated with context-sensitive expressions which are part of the Basic themendocinoroofingnetwork.com by: 4.

    The Excluded Middle: Semantic Minimalism without Minimal Propositions KENT BACH San Francisco State University Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore’s book is ultimately a defense of their self-styled Semantic Minimalism, but it’s mainly a protracted assault . Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics. Edited by Alexis Burgess, Herman Cappelen, and David Plunkett, Oxford University Press, Further information is available from Oxford University Press.. Conceptual Engineering and Conceptual Ethics is available as Open Access from OUP here.

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Fifteen specially written papers examine the ways in which the content of what we say is dependent on the context in which we say it. At the centre of the current debate on this subject is Cappelen and Lepore's claim that context-sensitivity in language is best captured by a combination of semantic minimalism and speech act pluralism.

Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalism book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. Fifteen specially written papers examine the w 4/5(2). Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalism: New Essays on Semantics and Pragmatics [Gerhard Preyer, Georg Peter] on themendocinoroofingnetwork.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

Fifteen specially written papers examine the ways in which the content of what we say is dependent on the context in which we say it. At the centre of the current debate on this subject is Cappelen and Lepore's claim that context Author: Gerhard Preyer.

Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalism: New Essays on Semantics and Pragmatics - Kindle edition by Gerhard Preyer, Georg Peter. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalism: New Essays on Semantics and themendocinoroofingnetwork.com by: Oct 01,  · The present volume is a timely collection, as both context sensitivity and semantic minimalism are hot topics in current philosophy of language and linguistics, especially in the border dispute between semantics and pragmatics.

In Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalism: New Essays on Semantics and Pragmatics. Edited by Gerhard Preyer and Georg Peter, – New York: Oxford University Press, E-mail Citation» Outlines the minimalist and contextualist positions, paying special attention to.

Get this from a library. Context-sensitivity and semantic minimalism: new essays on semantics and pragmatics. [Gerhard Preyer; Georg Peter;] -- "This book represents a continuation of the research project in philosophy of language and semantics represented in the journal "Protosociology" at the J.W.

Goethe-University, Frankfurt am. “This book is an ingenious defense of two positions not widely thought to be compatible: truth-conditional semantics and semantic minimalism. Cappelen and Lepore’s highly controversial views are already, and will continue to be, at the center of inquiry into the nature of linguistic communication.”.

Semantic Minimalism and Nonindexical Contextualism. John MacFarlane - - In Gerhard Preyer & Georg Peter (eds.), Context-Sensitivity and Semantic Minimalism: New Essays on Semantics and Pragmatics. Oxford University Press. Cited by: Insensitive Semantics: A Defense of Semantic Minimalism and Speech Act Pluralism Herman Cappelen, Ernest Lepore Insensitive Semantics is an overview of and contribution to the debates about how to accommodate context sensitivity within a theory of human communication, investigating the effects of context on communicative interaction and, as a.

Semantic minimalism is primarily a position abo ut the semantic cont ent of sentences. It is defined by the thesis that sentences h ave a truth - conditional or fully proposition al content mostly Author: Agustin Vicente. The Excluded Middle: Semantic Minimalism without Minimal Propositions KENT BACH San Francisco State University Philosophy and Phenomenological Research Vol.

LXXIII, No. 2, September Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore's book is ultimately a defense of their self-styled Semantic Minimalism, but it's mainly a protracted assault on. "This book represents a continuation of the research project in philosophy of language and semantics represented in the journal "Protosociology" at the J.

The relation -- the boundaries, the interface, the line, -- between semantics and pragmatics has been a matter of debate from the very origin of the disciplines, and especially from the blossoming of pragmatics after the work of Paul Grice.

obvious, non-syntactically-triggered) cases of semantic context-sensitivity in natural language. Semantic minimalism, in the first instance, is known by its emphatically negative answer to this question.

More dramatically, any affirmative answer would be inconsistent with the possibility of communication, according to the minimalist. May 04,  · With this issue increasingly addressed, three versions of semantic minimalism can be identified: weak, strong, and radical.

They are still gathered under the tag “Semantic Minimalism”, yet what they share is in fact less than their divergences as regards the minimal role of themendocinoroofingnetwork.com: Yang Hu. The debate between contextualists and semantic minimalists about meaning/content is one that matters most to philosophers of language, even though the debate is not solely a philosophical one.

There are at least three ways of casting the debate. Firstly, it can be cast as one about how and when semantic and pragmatic mental resources are used during ordinary conversational themendocinoroofingnetwork.com by: 1.

Minimalism for Dummies: Reply to Cappelen and Lepore KENT BACH Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore’s Insensitive Semantics is largely an assault on Semantic Contextualism and, indirectly, a defense of Semantic Minimalism.1 The main point of my commentary was that they conflate semantic incompleteness (not expressing a proposition) with.

“This book is an ingenious defense of two positions not widely thought to about context sensitivity, the kind of view you might come up with after just a few moments’ reflection. Our view goes something like this: There are Semantic Minimalism), combined with Speech Act Pluralism. Preface x.

& "This book is an ingenious defense of two positions not widely thought to be compatible: truth-conditional semantics and semantic minimalism. Cappelen and Lepore & 's highly controversial views are already, and will continue to be, at the center of inquiry into the nature of linguistic communication.

As is acknowledged by Cappelen and Lepore, this contextualist proposal again conflicts with semantic minimalism's restriction of semantic context sensitivity to only words whose context sensitivity is "completely obvious" (A Tall Tale, 94).Book Authors Professionals Researchers Institutions Librarians Corporations Societies Journal Editors Bookstores Government SUBJECTS.

Accounting Agriculture Agriculture Aquaculture Arts & Architecture Architecture Art & Applied Arts Graphic Design.Insensitive Semantics is an overview of and contribution to the debates about how to accommodate context sensitivity within a theory of human communication, investigating the effects of context on communicative interaction and, as a corollary, what a context of utterance is and what it is to be in one.

Provides detailed and wide-ranging overviews of the central positions/5.