Review + comments: Analyzing Grammar, An Introduction (Paul R. Kroeger, 2005)

Cambridge.University.Press.Analyzing.Grammar.An.Introduction.Jun.2005 free pdf download   Overall, there is nothing much to say about this book. It covers most stuff. Neither particularly good, or interesting, or particularly bad or uninteresting, IMO. — Forexample, what is the meaning of the word hello? What information does it convey? It is a very difficult word to define, but every…

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Kennethamy on ordinary language filosofy, and ‘deep, profound questions’

From here. – Kennethamy Frankly I cannot answer your question about Lancan because I really don’t understand what he is saying. However, let me ask you, in turn, what you think about the following quotation from Wittgenstein’s Philosophical Investigations. I think it is relevant to this discussion. We are under the illusion that what is…

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Negation in English and other languages (Otto Jespersen, 1917)

Negation_in_English_and_Other_Languages pdf download ebook free This book is actually very advanced for its age. it contains lots of stuff of interest to logicians and linguists, even those reading it today. the thing that annoys me the most is the poor quality of the scan making reading a hazzle. second to that comes the untranslated quotes…

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More on pomo nonsense

www.fudco.com/chip/deconstr.htmlwww.amazon.com/Higher-Superstition-Academic-Quarrels-Science/dp/0801857074 I cudnt find it online due to the dam copyright trolls. – www.amazon.com/Intellectual-Impostures-Alan-Sokal/dp/1861976313?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1175453315&sr=8-2 Same with this one. – cscs.umich.edu/~crshalizi/chomsky-on-postmodernism.html Noam Chomsky on nonsense pomo. Since no one has succeeded in showing me what I’m missing, we’re left with the second option: I’m just incapable of understanding. I’m certainly willing to grant that…

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