A Note on Ontology and Ordinary Language

Saba, Walid (2007) A Note on Ontology and Ordinary Language. (Unpublished)

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We argue for a compositional semantics grounded in a strongly typed ontology that reflects our commonsense view of the world and the way we talk about it. Assuming such a structure we show that the semantics of various natural language phenomena may become nearly trivial.

Item Type:Other
Keywords:Ontology, Commonsense Knowledge, Semantics
Subjects:Computer Science > Language
Philosophy > Philosophy of Language
Linguistics > Computational Linguistics
Linguistics > Semantics
Philosophy > Philosophy of Mind
Philosophy > Logic
Linguistics > Pragmatics
Computer Science > Speech
Philosophy > Metaphysics
ID Code:5544
Deposited By: Saba, Walid
Deposited On:19 May 2007
Last Modified:11 Mar 2011 08:56

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