Structuring Events
216 Pages
English

Structuring Events

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Structuring Events presents a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect for anyone interested in the study of verb meanings.

  • Provides an introduction to aspectual classes and aspectual distinctions.
  • Utilizes case studies to present a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect and compare it with alternative theories.
  • Useful for students and scholars in semantics and syntax as well as the neighboring fields of pragmatics and philosophy of language.

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Published 15 April 2008
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EAN13 9780470759103
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Language English

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Structuring Events presents a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect for anyone interested in the study of verb meanings.
  • Provides an introduction to aspectual classes and aspectual distinctions.
  • Utilizes case studies to present a novel semantic theory of lexical aspect and compare it with alternative theories.
  • Useful for students and scholars in semantics and syntax as well as the neighboring fields of pragmatics and philosophy of language.