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Understanding Semantics

Sebastian Loebner 2002


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This series provides approachable, yet authoritative, introductions to all the major topics in linguistics. Ideal for students with little or no prior knowledge of linguistics, each book carefully explains the basics, emphasising understanding of the essential notions rather than arguing for a particular theoretical position. Understanding Semantics offers a complete introduction to linguistic semantics. The book takes a step-by-step approach, starting with the basic concepts and moving through the central questions to examine the methods and results of the science of linguistic meaning. Understanding Semantics unites the treatment of a broad scale of phenomena using data from different languages with a thorough investigation of major theoretical perspectives. It leads the reader from their intuitive knowledge of meaning to a deeper understanding of the use of scientific reasoning in the study of language as a communicative tool, of the nature of linguistic meaning, and of the scope and limitations of linguistic semantics. Ideal as a first textbook in semantics for undergraduate students of linguistics, this book is also recommended for students of literature, philosophy, psychology and cognitive science.


Review

“Understanding Semantics is an original and innovative resource for introductory courses on linguistic semantics, excelling in particular in consciousness and accessilbily of presentation.”

Linguistics 43-2

“Loebner’s book is strongly recommended and is best seen as a starting point in one’s inquiry into what semantics comprises.”

Luna Filipovic Kleiner, Journal of Pragmatics


About the Author

Sebastian Loebner is at University of Dusseldorf.


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