Paradigms for Language Theory and Other Essays

  • Jaakko Hintikka
Part of the Jaakko Hintikka Selected Papers book series (HISP, volume 4)

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Introduction

Several of the basic ideas of current language theory are subjected to critical scrutiny and found wanting, including the concept of scope, the hegemony of generative syntax, the Frege-Russell claim that verbs like `is' are ambiguous, and the assumptions underlying the so-called New Theory of Reference. In their stead, new constructive ideas are proposed.

Keywords

Syntax language logic semantics

Authors and affiliations

  • Jaakko Hintikka
    • 1
  1. 1.Boston UniversityUSA

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-2531-6
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-4930-8
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-2531-6
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