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Pragmatics by Steven Davis
Book DescriptionThis is an anthology of readings on the subject of pragmatics - the study of actual utterances or 'speaker's intended meaning'. Pragmatics is relevant to a variety of disciplines and specializations, including linguistics, poetics, the philosophy of language, cognitive science, artificial intelligence, and psychology. Davis's collection brings together the most important literature on pragmatics, including classic papers as well as the work of the best contemporary theorists. The selections are organized according to such topics as conversational implicature and relevance, speaker reference, indexicals, presupposition, direct and indirect speech acts, and non-literal uses of language. Informal and philosophical, rather than formal or technical, approaches to pragmatics are emphasized.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780195058987
(233mm x 163mm x 28mm)
Imprint: Oxford University Press Inc
Publisher: Oxford University Press Inc
Publish Date: 30-May-1991
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Steven Davis
Semantics, Paperback (August 2004)
Semantics: A Reader is a collection of published articles in the area of semantics, and is designed as a textbook for use in upper level philosophy and linguistics courses and as a reference for scholars of linguistics who want the classic articles in their field in one convenient place.
Be Thou There, Hardback (January 2001)
This work aims to retrace the Holy Family's footsteps in Egypt as they fled Herod's murderous decree. It examines Coptic sources and other ancient references and traditions, to demonstrate that the spirit of the Holy Family is alive in the land where Jesus took his first earthly steps.
Connectionism, Paperback (June 1992)» View all books by Steven Davis
Part of a series on cognitive behaviour and science, based on a 1990 conference sponsored by the Cognitive Science Program and the Linguistics Department of Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
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