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Grolog lecture by Bjørn Jespersen

When:Th 12-05-2016 15:15 - 17:00
Where:room Alfa

Lecture by Bjørn Jespersen (Barcelona): What can procedural semantics do for the unity of the proposition? (A lot!)

This talk explores what procedural semantics can do for the twin notions of structure and unity. Procedural semantics construes linguistic meaning as a procedure that delineates which objects of which type operate on which other objects of which type so as to yield which yet other objects of which type. Jespersen conceives of a multi-part structure as an interlocking system of objects. The two main sources of inspiration are...(continue reading...)