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A Natural History of Negation
by Laurence R. Horn
CSLI, 2001
Paper: 978-1-57586-336-8 | eISBN: 978-1-57586-717-5
Library of Congress Classification P299.N4H67 2001
Dewey Decimal Classification 415

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ABOUT THIS BOOK
This book offers a unique synthesis of past and current work on the structure, meaning, and use of negation and negative expressions, a topic that has engaged thinkers from Aristotle and the Buddha to Freud and Chomsky. Horn's masterful study melds a review of scholarship in philosophy, psychology, and linguistics with original research, providing a full picture of negation in natural language and thought; this new edition adds a comprehensive preface and bibliography, surveying research since the book's original publication.

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