Critical Pragmatics: An Inquiry Into Reference and Communication

Cambridge University Press (2011)
Machine generated contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. A short history of reference; 3. Acts, roles and singular reference; 4. Elements of reference; 5. Demonstratives; 6. Context sensitivity and indexicals; 7. Names; 8. Definite descriptions; 9. Implicit reference and unarticulated constituents; 10. Locutionary content and speech acts; 11. Reference and implicature; 12. Semantics, pragmatics and critical pragmatics; 13. Harnessing information; 14. Examples.
Keywords Language and languages Philosophy  Semantics  Communication  Reference (Linguistics  PHILOSOPHY / Mind & Body
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Call number P107.K723 2011
ISBN(s) 0521748674   9780521764971   9780521748674   0521764971
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