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Interview with Hans Kamp

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This text derives an interview with Hans Kamp. The transcription edited, extensively rewritten and often expanded in various ways. There is also another point that should be mentioned in this context. The DRS languages we need for natural languages transcend the limits of first-order logic. The need for such higher-order DRS languages arises in particular, when plurals are taken into account as well as singulars. For formal semantics, accounting for this kind of semi-productivity is a particular challenge. It is a challenge that in some ways is comparable to the challenge posed by vagueness. For vagueness quite a bit of progress has been made with this challenge in the course of the past forty years or so. Here some creditable methods have been developed for describing the imprecise in precise terms.

Keywords:DRSs; Hans Kamp; natural languages; semantic; vagueness

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