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Subjectivity and Perspective in Truth-Theoretic Semantics


Peter Lasersohn

December 2016

Oxford Studies in Semantics and Pragmatics

This book explores linguistic and philosophical issues presented by sentences expressing personal taste, such as Roller coasters are fun, and examines how truth-theoretic semantics can account for expressions of this type. It provides a detailed and explicit formal grammar paired with semantic analysis and pragmatic theory.

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Second Language Acquisition


Roumyana Slabakova

March 2016

Oxford Core Linguistics

This textbook approaches second language acquisition from the perspective of generative linguistics. It reviews the last thirty years of research in the field, focussing in particular on how the second or additional language is represented in the mind and how it is used in communication

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Language in Mind: An Introduction to Psycholinguistics


Julie Sedivy

May 2014

Reflecting a variety of theoretical orientations and viewpoints, this text provokes a sense of curiosity about language and the structures in the mind and brain that give rise to it. If you are a lecturer interested in adopting this title for your course, please contact your Oxford representative to arrange a local price.

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