Elements of Formal Semantics will aim at introducing some of the foundational concepts, principles and techniques
in formal semantics of natural language.
It is planned as a basic but sophisticated introduction for readers who have some elementary background in
set theory and linguistics. No mastery of logic, advanced math, or theoretical linguistics
is presupposed. The book will bring central semantic concepts and tools to the forefront, without letting them be complicated by detailed
empirical discussions, logical background or specifics of semantic theories.
By motivating the introduction of each basic tool and concept by the analysis of
concrete examples in English, the book attempts to attract
the reader's attention to the beauty of capturing intricate semantic phenomena
using elegant and rigorously-defined
See available materials on the righthand side of this page