Semantics: Theory and Application
by Clea Rameh (ed.)
Publisher: Georgetown University Library 1976
Number of pages: 292
The fourteen papers of this book attempted to discuss current developments in semantics and its relationships to theoretical linguistics, to applied linguistics, and to other related disciplines. The program takes an interdisciplinary approach to include the fields of anthropology, computer science, philosophy, and psychology.
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