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 S - Semantics


Semantics: Theory of meaning.

The meanings of "semantics" differ somewhat in linguistics and in logic. In logic, "semantics" tends to be used for the system of conditions that are used to assign truth-values to statements.

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Literature: Carnap, Church, Cresswell, Lyons, Montague

 Original: Aug 18, 2004                                                Last edited: 21 December 2007.   Top