This quantity represents a few preliminary makes an attempt to increase Richard Montague's paintings at the syntax and semantics of typical languages. Taken including Montague's gathered works at the conception of language, it makes to be had to linguists and philosophers a view of the diversity of purposes of Montague's thought to difficulties of syntax and semantics, and a few comparisons of Montague's method of different theories of language. Seven of the authors are essentially philosophers, and 5 are basically linguists; their ways are certainly not homogeneous, yet all percentage with Montague a priority for treating semantics as carefully as syntax and a wish to discover systematic connections among the 2. (from the Preface, p. xi).
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