Wiley-Blackwell (2005)

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Herman Cappelen
University of Hong Kong
Ernie LePore
Rutgers University - New Brunswick
Abstract
_Insensitive Semantics_ is an overview of and contribution to the debates about how to accommodate context sensitivity within a theory of human communication, investigating the effects of context on communicative interaction and, as a corollary, what a context of utterance is and what it is to be in one. Provides detailed and wide-ranging overviews of the central positions and arguments surrounding contextualism Addresses broad and varied aspects of the distinction between the semantic and non-semantic content of language Defends a distinctive and explanatorily powerful combination of semantic minimalism and speech act pluralism Confronts core problems which not only run to the heart of philosophy of language and linguistics, but which arise in epistemology, metaphysics, and moral philosophy as well
Keywords Semantics  Semantics (Philosophy  Context (Linguistics  Minimalist theory (Linguistics  Speech acts (Linguistics
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Call number P325.C285 2005
ISBN(s) 9781405126748   9780470754917   1405126752   9781405126755   1405126744   9781405126755   9780470761533
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