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By Gerhard Jäger

ThisbookdiscusseshowTypeLogicalGrammarcanbemodi?edinsuch awaythatasystematictreatmentofanaphoraphenomenabecomesp- sible with out giving up the overall structure of this framework. by means of sort Logical Grammar, I suggest the
model of Categorial Grammar that arose out of the paintings of Lambek, 1958 and Lambek, 1961. There Ca- gorial kinds are analyzed as formulae of a logical calculus. particularly, the Categorial slashes are interpreted as forms
of positive impli- tion within the feel of Intuitionistic good judgment. one of these idea of grammar is according to se appealing for a proper linguist who's attracted to the interaction among formal good judgment and the constitution of language. What
makes L- bekstyleCategorialGrammarevenmoreexcitingisthefactthat(asvan Benthem,1983pointsout)theCurry-Howardcorrespondence-acentral a part of mathematical facts conception which establishes a deep connection
betweenconstructivelogicsandthe?-calculus-suppliesthetypelogical syntax with a really based and independently encouraged interface to model-theoretic semantics. Prima facie, anaphora doesn't ?t rather well into the
Categorial photograph of the syntax-semantics interface. The Curry-Howard established composition of which means operates in a neighborhood approach, and which means ass- bly is linear, i.e., every bit of lexical which means is used precisely as soon as. Anaphora,
nonetheless, is in precept unbounded, and it consists of by means of de?nition the a number of use of yes semantic assets. The latter challenge has been tackled by means of a number of Categorial grammarians by way of ass- ing su?ciently complex
lexical meanings for anaphoric expressions, however the locality challenge isn't really effortless to resolve in a simply lexical way.

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