Discourse, Beliefs, and Intentions: Semantic Defaults and Propositional Attitude Ascription

Elsevier (1999)
This book is about beliefs, language, communication and cognition. It deals with the fundamental issue of the interpretation of the speaker's utterance expressing a belief and reporting on beliefs of other people in the form of oratio obliqua. The main aim of the book is to present a new account of the problem of interpreting utterances expressing beliefs and belief reports in terms of an approach called Default Semantics.
Keywords Semantics  Propositional attitudes  Ambiguity  Pragmatics
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Call number P325.J337 1999
ISBN(s) 0080430600
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