In previous chapters we have alluded to the controversy about the primacy of syntax or semantics in language comprehension. There are also controversies about the levels of interaction between semantics and lexical accessing as well as all other aspects of language understanding. In this chapter we will give a survey of the various theories and positions on semantics for natural languages.


Language Comprehension Categorial Grammar Linguistic Community Intensional Logic Sentence Verification 
These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors. This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.


Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.

Copyright information

© Plenum Press, New York 1985

Authors and Affiliations

  • John A. Moyne
    • 1
  1. 1.Queens College and The Graduate SchoolThe City University of New YorkNew YorkUSA

Personalised recommendations