Could Semantics Be Something Else?
Philosophical Challenges for Formal Semantics

Martin Stokhof

Institute for Logic, Language and Computation
Department of Philosophy
University of Amsterdam


Starting from an old, yet still relevant paper of Johan van Benthem, this paper explores the possible consequences of certain philosophical considerations for the concept of a formal semantics of natural language, and argues that this issue is important from the perspective of an overall theory of human information processing.

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