Indefinites and the Type of Sets

Indefinites and the Type of Sets

Author(s): Fred Landman

Published Online: 30 JAN 2008

Print ISBN: 9781405116305

Online ISBN: 9780470759318

DOI: 10.1002/9780470759318

About this Book

Indefinites and the Type of Sets explores a new theory of indefinite noun phrase interpretation and definiteness effects.


  • Provides an introduction to aspects of the semantics of noun phrases, as well as comparing alternate theories.
  • Explores a new theory of indefinite noun phrase interpretation and definiteness effects.
  • Written accessibly by one of the world's most prominent formal semanticists.
  • Useful for students and scholars in formal semantics as well as the neighboring fields of syntax, pragmatics, and the philosophy of language.

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