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FA-12050-78

Ray S. Jackendoff
Brandeis University (Waltham, MA 02453-2700)

Grammatically and Psychologically Grounded Semantic Theory of Natural Language

To investigate the semantic theory of natural language. Study is intended to develop a fairly comprehensive view of the nature of the propositional information conveyed by sentences and will proceed from the assumption that semantic structure, the information conveyed by language, is closely related to the structure of nonverbal knowledge, if not simply a subpart of it.

Project fields:
Linguistics

Program:
Fellowships for University Teachers

Division:
Research Programs

Total amounts:
$19,900 (approved)
$19,900 (awarded)

Grant period:
1/1/1978 – 12/31/1978