Bibliography: Part II B. Semantics & Pragmatics

1. Introductory

  • Allwood, J., L.-G. Andersson and Ö. Dahl. 1977. Logic in Linguistics. CUP.
  • Aitchison, J. 2012. Words in the Mind: An Introduction to the Mental Lexicon. Wiley-Blackwell.
  • Blakemore, D. 1992. Understanding Utterances. Blackwell.
  • Bach, E. 1989. Informal Lectures on Formal Semantics. State University of New York Press.
  • Cann, R. 1993. Formal Semantics. CUP.
  • Chapman, S. 2011. Pragmatics. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Cruse, D.A. 1986. Lexical Semantics. CUP.
  • Cruse, D.A. 2011. Meaning in Language. An Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics. OUP.
  • Elbourne, P. 2011. Meaning: A Slim Guide to Semantics. OUP.
  • Kearns, K. 2011. Semantics. Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Lyons, J. 1995. Linguistic Semantics: An Introduction. CUP.
  • Portner, P. 2005. What is Meaning? Blackwell.
  • Saeed, J. 2015 Semantics. Wiley-Blackwell.

2. Higher-level texts and research works

  • Carpenter, B. 1998. Type-Logical Semantics. MIT Press.
  • Carston, R. 2002. Thoughts and Utterances: The Pragmantics of Explicit Communication. Blackwell.
  • Chierchia, G. and S. McConnell-Ginet. 2000. Meaning and Grammar. MIT Press.
  • Dowty, D., R. Wall and S. Peters. 1981. Introduction to Montague Semantics. Kluwer/Springer.
  • Gamut, L.T.F. 1991. Logic, Language, and Meaning. 2 vols. University of Chicago Press.
  • Heim, I. and Kratzer, A. 1998. Semantics in Generative Grammar. Blackwell.
  • Jacobson, P. 2014. Compositional Semantics. OUP.
  • Kadmon, N. 2001. Formal Pragmatics: Semantics, Pragmatics, Presupposition, and Focus. Blackwell.
  • Kamp, H. and U. Reyle. 1993. From Discourse to Logic. Kluwer/Springer.
  • Larson, R. and G. Segal. 1995. Knowledge of Meaning. MIT Press.
  • Levinson, S.C. 1983. Pragmatics. CUP.
  • Sperber, D. and D. Wilson. 1995. Relevance: Communication and Cognition. Blackwell.

3. Reference

  • Benthem, J. van and A. ter Meulen (eds.) 2011. Handbook of Logic and Language. Elsevier.
  • Davis, S. (ed.) 1990. Pragmatics. OUP.
  • Davis, S. and B. Gillon. Semantics: A Reader. OUP.
  • Lappin, S. 1995. Handbook of Contemporary Semantic Theory. Blackwell.
  • Lyons, J, 1977. Semantics. 2 vols. OUP.
  • Partee, B., A. ter Meulen, and R. Wall. 1990. Mathematical Methods in Linguistics. Kluwer/Springer.
  • Portner, P. and B. Partee (eds).  2002.  Formal Semantics: The Essential Readings. Blackwell.
  • Ward, G. and L. Horn (eds.) 2003. Handbook of Pragmatics. Blackwell.

4. Journals

5. Conference Proceedings

  • Proceedings of the Amsterdam Colloquium 
  • Proceedings of Semantics and Linguistic Theory (SALT)
  • Proceedings of Sinn und Bedeutung (SuB)
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