Readership: Semanticists, syntacticians, cognitive linguists, and linguistic typologists, including graduate and advanced undergraduate students. Researchers in psychology, philosophy, and computer science.
William Croft, Professor of Linguistics, University of New Mexico
William Croft is Professor of Linguistics at the University of New Mexico. His books include Typology and Universals (CUP 1990, second edition 2003), Syntactic Categories and Grammatical Relations (University of Chicago Press 1991), Explaining Language Change (Longman 2000), Radical Construction Grammar (OUP 2001) and Cognitive Linguistics (with D. Alan Cruse; CUP 2004).
"Croft's Verbs is undoubtedly a very important book for all linguists interested in aspect, event structure, argument realization and verb semantics...a fascinating reading rewarding both theory-oriented and empirically-oriented audiences." - Linguist List
2: The Aspectual Structure of Events
3: Change, Boundedness, and Construal
4: The Interaction of Grammatical and lexical Semantics: Quantitative and qualitative analyses
5: Toward a Force-dynamic Theory of Argument Realization
6: Causal Structure in Verbal Semantics and Argument Realization
7: The Interaction of Aspect and Causal Structure in Verb Meaning
8: Complex Predicate Constructions and the Semantics of Simple Verbs
9: Verb meaning and Argument Structure Constructions