Fred Landman

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Fred Landman
Born (1956-10-28) October 28, 1956 (age 63)
Amsterdam, Netherlands
InstitutionsTel Aviv University

Fred Landman (Hebrew: פרד לנדמן‎; born October 28, 1956) is a Dutch-born Israeli professor of semantics. He teaches at Tel Aviv University has written a number of books about linguistics.[1]


Fred Landman was born in Holland. He immigrated to Israel in 1993. He is married to London-born linguist Susan Rothstein. The couple has one daughter and resides in Tel Aviv.[2]

Academic career[edit]

Landman is known for his work on progressives, polarity phenomena, groups, and other topics in semantics and pragmatics.[3]He taught at Brown University and Cornell University before moving to Israel.

Published works[edit]

  • 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)