Victor Dudman's grammar and semantics / Jean Curthoys, Sydney University, Australia, and Victor H. Dudman, formerly of Macquarie University, Australia
- Machine generated contents note: pt. I Kicking Philosophy Upstairs: An Introduction to Vic Dudman's Code-Breaking Grammar / Jean Curthoys -- Introduction -- Section one grammar -- The puzzle -- The semantics of the tense inflection: question or (presumed) answer? -- Confusions and contradictions in received accounts of tense -- The `spontaneous' conception of meaning -- Code-breaking grammar and the puzzle of English tense -- The puzzle of English tense restated -- The first breakthrough -- The practicals: the third important grammatico-semantic category of English -- Digression on judgements -- Very brief philosophical interlude -- Tense in judgements -- The solution -- Conclusion -- Section two Philosophy - `there will still be plenty left' -- Frege's `third realm' and his conception of logic -- The primacy of inference -- Tensions in Frege's account of the judgement stroke -- English tense and the judgement stroke -- Material implication -- Conclusion.
- 9781137029249 and 1137029242
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages 152-156) and index.
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