Re-thinking synonymy
SKY (The Linguistic Association of Finland) organizes a symposium

'Re-thinking synonymy: semantic sameness and similarity in languages and their description' in Helsinki, October 28.-30.10.2010.

The idea of the proposed symposium is to challenge linguists both to re-think the concept of synonymy and sameness, as opposed to the similarity, of linguistic expressions and to approach the concept of synonymy from a broader perspective. We welcome contributions addressing the concept of synonymy from various perspectives and backgrounds (including theoretical, empirical and experimental approaches), ranging from studies of lexical, functional and formal synonymy to studies of synonymy within and across languages.

The confirmed plenary speakers are:

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