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Understanding Predication (New) (Hardcover) (Piotr Stalmaszczyk)

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This book investigates the linguistic status of predication, especially within the generative paradigm. The topics discussed include minimalist accounts of predication, types of predication, copular constructions, topic and focus, theticity and transitivity. The contributions analyze constructions from a wide variety of languages, including English, Polish, Irish, Welsh, Norwegian, German, Arabic, Ostyak, Mongolian, Japanese and Chinese. This book contributes to contemporary debates on understanding predication in linguistics and in the philosophy of language.

Edition: New
Number of Pages: 292
Genre: Foreign Language Study, Language + Art + Disciplines
Series Title: Studies in Philosophy of Language and Linguistics
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Inc
Author: Piotr Stalmaszczyk
Language: English
Street Date: June 27, 2017
TCIN: 53005053
UPC: 9783631675410
Item Number (DPCI): 248-51-1984

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