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Models for Natural Languages

  • Jens Erik Fenstad
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Part of the Synthese Library book series (SYLI, volume 122)

Abstract

“The structure of every sentence is a lesson in logic.” This often quoted statement of John Stuart Mill (1867) leads directly into a controversial area of theoretical grammar.

Keywords

Natural Language Deep Structure High Order Logic Mass Noun Syntactic Rule 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1979

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jens Erik Fenstad
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  1. 1.Department of Mathematics and Department of PhilosophyUniversity of OsloNorway

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