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An Essay in Universal Semantics

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An Essay in Universal Semantics by Achille C Varzi
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This volume is a study of the foundations of model-theoretic semantics. Its central thesis is that one does not need to assume a perfect structural fit between languages and their models in order to characterize the basic semantic notions. In particular, truth-value gaps and gluts can be explained away as local phenomena that do not bring logical disaster in their wake. Varzi's detailed account is based on a generalization of supervaluationary techniques and is illustrated with reference to a range of different types of examples, from sentential logic to type theory.
Release date Australia
June 16th, 1999
Country of Publication
Netherlands
Edition
1999 ed.
Illustrations
XII, 146 p.
Imprint
Springer
Pages
146
Series
Dimensions
156x234x11
ISBN-13
9780792356295
Product ID
2051667

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