Purposes and Cross-Purposes

The Monist 84 (3):392-416 (2001)
Both the human capacity for language and individual languages have evolved, in part, by natural selection. This paper considers certain aspects and consequences of this, concerning, among other things, the semantics-pragmatics distinction
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