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Ling 53 Semantics 1
Assignment 3 (100 pts)
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please type your assignment, print it and hand it in on Wed, July 22 2015;
handwritten assignments are acceptable if your
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Homework 8
Due: 07.20.16
For the problems below, assume the following lexicon of Predicate Calculus and the following model for
the language and context for the conversation:
(1)
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Homework 7
Due: 07.18.16
Problem 1. Please show that (1a) entails (1b), using the Test for Entailment by Contradiction.
(1)
a. Circe has more than two children.
b. Circe has more
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Homework 4
Due: 07.06.16
Problem 1. Does (1) entail (2)? Does (2) entail (1)? Please justify using the Test for entailment by
Contradiction. Please be very careful when thinking a
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Homework 5
Due: 07.11.16
Problem 1. Does (1) entail (2)? Does (2) entail (1)? Please justify using the Test for Entailment by
Contradiction. Please be very careful when thinking a
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Homework 6
Due: 07.13.16
For all the problems, assume the following lexicon of Predicate Calculus:
(1)
a. 1-place predicates: swim( ), smoke( ), sleep( ), student( ), person( ), d
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Homework 2
Problem 1. Please identify each of the following as a tautology, a contradiction, or contingent. Please
justify your selections, making reference to the
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6/21/16
Homework #1
Exercises in Truth Conditions
In this portion of the assignment, you will be asked to provide the truth conditions for several sentences.
Paraphrases are fine, but try t
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1
Ling 53 Semantics 1
Assignment 1 (100 pts)
Rules for the assignment:
please type your assignment, print it and hand it in on Wed, July 1 2015;
handwritten assignments are acceptable if your h
Name:
1
Ling 53 Semantics 1
Assignment 2 (100 pts)
Rules for the assignment:
please type your assignment, print it and hand it in on Mon, July 13 2015;
handwritten assignments are acceptable if your
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Homework 3
Problem 1. Does (1) entail (2)? Does (2) entail (1)? Please justify using the Test for entailment by
Contradiction. Please be very careful when thinking about opposites