New Book: The Construction of Meaning

Christine Sosa sosa at CSLI.STANFORD.EDU
Mon Jul 1 18:47:19 UTC 2002

CSLI Publications is pleased to announce the availability of:

THE CONSTRUCTION OF MEANING;  David I. Beaver (Stanford University),
Luis D.  Casillas Martinez (Stanford University), Brady Z. Clark
(Stanford University) and Stefan Kaufmann (Kyoto University and
Northwestern University);paper ISBN: 1-57586-376-6, $25.00, cloth
ISBN: 1-57586-375-8, $67.50, 264 pages. CSLI Publications 2002. , email: pubs at

To order this book, contact The University of Chicago Press. Call
their toll free order number 1-800-621-2736  (U.S. & Canada only)  or
order online at (use the search
feature to locate the book, then order).

Book description:

"The Construction of Meaning" collects leading-edge work on the
semantics and pragmatics of natural language conducted at Stanford
University. Contributors include Eve Clark, Paul Kiparsky, Stanley
Dag Westerstahl and Arnold Zwicky. The volume includes research on
a number of languages (English, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean and
Quechua) and phenomena, including adverbial modification,
classifiers, constructional meaning, control phenomena,
evidentiality, event semantics, focus, presupposition and
quantification. This is an essential volume for anyone interested in
the latest developments in the study of meaning.


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