Theory of Language Syntax

Categorial Approach

  • Authors
  • Urszula Wybraniec-Skardowska

Part of the Nijhoff International Philosophy Series book series (NIPS, volume 42)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxxix
  2. Urszula Wybraniec-Skardowska
    Pages 1-31
  3. Urszula Wybraniec-Skardowska
    Pages 32-89
  4. Urszula Wybraniec-Skardowska
    Pages 90-131
  5. Urszula Wybraniec-Skardowska
    Pages 132-180
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 181-247

About this book


1. Main assumptions, objectives and conditionings 1.1. The present book is concerned with certain problems in the logical philosophy of language . It is written in the the Polish logical, philosophical, and semiotic spirit of syntax of tradition, and shows two conceptions of the categorial languages : the theory of simple languages, i.e ., languages which do not include variables nor the operators that bind them (for instance, large fragments of natural languages, calculi, the language of languages of well-known sentential Aristotle's traditional syllogistic, languages of equationally definable algebras), and the theory of w-languages, i.e., languages which include operators and variables bound by the latter


Syntax algebra calculus language logic philosophy of language present theory of language

Bibliographic information

  • DOI
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1991
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-0-7923-1142-3
  • Online ISBN 978-0-585-26680-0
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-4530
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