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Linguistics and Philosophy

Linguistics and Philosophy

Co-Editors-in-Chief: R. Eckardt; D. Ninan

ISSN: 0165-0157 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-0549 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10988

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Regine Eckardt, University of Konstanz
Dilip Ninan, Tufts University, Medford

Editorial Assistants:
Pia Gerhard,
Goethe University, Frankfurt/M
Dina Voloshina, Goethe University, Frankfurt/M

Associate Editors:
John Collins, University of East Anglia
Veneeta Dayal, Rutgers University
Paul Dekker, University of Amsterdam
Ashwini Deo, Ohio State University
Graeme Forbes, University of Colorado, Boulder
Michael Glanzberg, Northwestern University
Patrick Georg Grosz, University of Oslo
Stefan Kaufmann, University of Connecticut 
Justin Khoo, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Paula Menéndez-Benito, Tübingen University
Paul Portner, Georgetown University
Paolo Santorio, University of California, San Diego, USA
Katrin Schulz, University of Amsterdam
Isidora Stojanovic, Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS, Paris
Thomas Ede Zimmermann, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/M.

Executive Board:
Graeme Forbes,
University of Colorado, Boulder
Craige Roberts, The Ohio State University, Columbus
Thomas Ede Zimmermann, Johann Wolfgang Goethe University, Frankfurt/M.

Editorial Board:
Barbara Abbott, Michigan State University; Kent Bach,
 San Francisco State University; Chris Barker, New York University; Adrian Brasoveanu, University of California, Santa Cruz; Greg Carlson, University of Rochester; Gennaro Chierchia, Harvard University; Max Cresswell, Victoria University of Wellington; David Dowty, Ohio State University; Markus Egg, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Kai von Fintel, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Danny Fox, Massachusetts Institute of Technology;  Manuel García-Carpintero, University of Barcelona; Kathrin Glüer-Pagin, Stockhom University; Irene Heim, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Caroline Heycock, University of Edinburgh;  Laurence R. Horn, Yale University; Makoto Kanazawa, National Institute of Informatics, Tokyo; Chris Kennedy, University of Chicago; Jeffrey C. King, Rutgers University; Marcus Kracht, Bielefeld University; Angelika Kratzer, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Manfred Krifka, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin; Peter Lasersohn, University of Illinois, Urbana; Beth Levin, Stanford University; Barbara H. Partee, University of Massachusetts at Amherst; Christopher Potts, Stanford University; James Pryor, New York University; François Recanati, Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS, Paris; Mark Richard, Harvard University;  Robert van Rooij, University of Amsterdam; Ivan A. Sag, Stanford University; Barry Schein, University of Southern California; Stephen Schiffer, New York University; Philippe Schlenker, Institut Jean Nicod, CNRS, Paris and New York University; Roger Schwarzschild, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Yael Sharvit, University of California, Los Angeles; Wolfgang Sternefeld, Universität Tübingen; Martin Stokhof, University of Amsterdam; Eric Swanson, University of Michigan; Henriëtte de Swart, Utrecht University; Kristen Syrett, Rutgers University; Anna Szabolcsi, New York University; Dag Westerståhl, Stockholm University; Yoad Winter, Utrecht University

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     Linguistics and Philosophy focuses on issues related to structure and meaning in natural language, as addressed in the semantics, philosophy of language, pragmatics and related disciplines, in particular the following areas:
    • philosophical theories of meaning and truth, reference, description, entailment, presupposition, implicatures, context-dependence, and speech acts
    • linguistic theories of semantic interpretation in relation to syntactic structure and prosody, of discourse structure, lexcial semantics and semantic change
    • psycholinguistic theories of semantic interpretation and issues of the processing and acquisition of natural language, and the relation of semantic interpretation to other cognitive faculties
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    • philosophical questions raised by linguistics as a science: linguistics methodology, properties of linguistic theories and frameworks, and the relation of linguistics to other fields of inquiry

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