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Pragmatics : a reader

Author: Steven Davis
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of readings on the subject of pragmatics - the study of actual utterances or the intended meaning of the speaker.

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steven Davis
ISBN: 0195058984 9780195058987
OCLC Number: 21302679
Description: viii, 595 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Referential/ attributive / Kent Bach --
Implicature, explicature, and truth-theoretic semantics / Robyn Carston --
Reference and definite descriptions / Keith Donnellan --
Utterer's meaning, sentence-meaning, and word-meaning / H.P. Grice --
Speaker's reference and semantic reference / Saul Kripke --
The pragmatics of what is said / Francois Recanati --
Referential and attributive / John R. Searle --
On the logic of demonstratives / David Kaplan --
Frege on demonstratives / John Perry --
How to bridge the gap between meaning and reference / Howard K. Wettstein --
Speech acts and hearers' beliefs / Herbert H. Clark and Thomas B. Carlson --
Responding to indirect speech acts / Herbert H. Clark --
Linguistic communication: a schema for speech acts / Kent Bach and Robert M. Harnish --
Two types of convention in indirect speech acts / J.L. Morgan --
What is a speech act? / John R. Searle --
Indirect speech acts / John R. Searle --
Assertion / Robert C. Stalnaker --
Intention and convention in speech acts / P.F. Strawson --
Logic and conversation / H.P. Grice --
Logical form and implicature / Robert M. Harnish --
On testing for conversational implicature / Jerrold M. Sadock --
Inference and implicature / Deirdre Wilson and Dan Sperber --
On the projection problem for presuppositions / Irene Heim --
Presupposition and linguistic context / Lauri Karttunen --
Scorekeeping in a language game / David Lewis --
How presuppositions are inherited: a solution to the projection problem / Scott Soames --
Pragmatic presuppositions / Robert C. Stalnaker --
Metaphorical assertions / Merrie Bergmann --
What metaphors mean / Donald Davidson. A theory for metaphor / A.P. Martinich --
Metaphor / John R. Searle --
Loose Talk / Dan Sperber and Deirdre Wilson --
Irony and the use-mention distinction / Dan Sperber and Deirdre Wilson --
Pragmatics and the modularity of mind / Asa Kasher --
Pragmatics and modularity / Deirdre Wilson and Dan Sperber.
Responsibility: edited by Steven Davis.
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'a very well-conceived anthology' John Perry, Stanford University 'Such a book is long overdue' Kent Bach, San Francisco State University 'a good, solid, well-balanced volume' Radu Bogdan, Tulane Read more...

 
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