Fred Landman

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Fred Landman : biography

October 28, 1956 –

Fred Landman ( born October 28, 1956) is a professor of semantics at Tel Aviv University and the author of a number of books about linguistics. Prof. Landman is known for his influential work on progressives, polarity phenomena, groups, and other topics in semantics and pragmatics.

A native of Holland, Landman immigrated to Israel in the 1980s. He is married to London-born linguist Susan Rothstein. The couple has one daughter and resides in Tel Aviv.


Category:1956 births Category:Living people Category:Dutch emigrants to Israel Category:Dutch Jews Category:Israeli Jews Category:Israeli linguists Category:People from Amsterdam Category:People from Tel Aviv Category:Tel Aviv University faculty

Published works

  • Indefinites and the Type of Sets (2004)
  • Events and Plurality: The Jerusalem Lectures (2000)
  • Structures for Semantics (1991)
  • Towards a Theory of Information. The Status of Partial Objects in Semantics (1986)