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Professor Ruth Kempson

Post
Emeritus Professor, King's College London

British Academy appointments
Member of Council 1993 - 1996

Specialisms
Linguistics

Past appointments
Lecturer, Reader then Professor of General Linguistics SOAS, University of London (1971 - 1999)
Professor of General Lingusitics King's College London University of London (1999 - 2009)

Principal publications
Dynamic Syntax: The Flow of Natural Language Understanding, 2001
The Dynamics of Language, 2005
Semantics: An Introduction to Meaning in Language, 2009
Presupposition and the delimitation of semantics, 1975
Semantic theory, 1977
Mental representations: the interface between the language and reality, 1988

Website
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/philosophy/people/staff/associates/emeritus/kempson/index.aspx

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