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Description - Pragmatics by Noel Burton-Roberts

This volume addresses issues that have arisen in post-Gricean pragmatic theory. Among the specific topics covered are scalar implicatures, lexical semantics and pragmatics, indexicality, procedural meaning, the semantics and pragmatics of negation. The volume includes both defences and critiques of Relevance Theory and of Neo-Gricean Pragmatics.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781403986993
ISBN-10: 1403986991
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 140mm x mm)
Pages: 267
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Noel Burton-Roberts

NOEL BURTON-ROBERTS is Professor of English Language and Linguistics, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics at Newcastle University, UK. He is the author of Analysing Sentences: Introduction to English Syntax, Phonological Knowledge: Conceptual and Empirical Issues (with Philip Carr and Gerard Docherty) and The Limits to Debate: A Revised Theory of Semantic Presupposition. He is the series editor (with Maggie Tallerman) for Palgrave Macmillan's Modern Linguistics series, and (with Richard Breheny) of Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition.<

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