Explicit Communication: Robyn Carston's Pragmatics

Hardcover | December 15, 2010

byBelén Soria, Esther Romero

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This collection of essays brings about a current interdisciplinary debate on explicit communication. With Robyn Carston's pragmatics at the core of the discussion, special attention is drawn to linguistic underdeterminacy, the explicit/implicit divide and also to the construction or recruitment of concepts in on-line utterance comprehension, which is a particularly contentious area within the broader theme of the limits of explicitness in linguistic communication. Carston contributes with her current views and responds to some of the issues and criticisms raised.

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This collection of essays brings about a current interdisciplinary debate on explicit communication. With Robyn Carston's pragmatics at the core of the discussion, special attention is drawn to linguistic underdeterminacy, the explicit/implicit divide and also to the construction or recruitment of concepts in on-line utterance comprehe...

BELN SORIA is Senior Lecturer in Linguistics at Departamento de Filologias Inglesa y Alemana, Facultad de Filosofia y Letras, SPAINESTHER ROMERO is Senior Lecturer in Philosophjy of Language at Departamento de Filolofia, Facultad de Psicologia, SPAIN
Format:HardcoverDimensions:288 pages, 8.94 × 5.64 × 0.92 inPublished:December 15, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230545475

ISBN - 13:9780230545472

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgements * Notes on Contributors * Introduction: Explicit Communication and Pragmatics--E.Romero&--B.Soria * Pragmatics and Logical Form--F.Recanati * On Relevance Theorys Atomistic Commitments--A.Vicente&--F.Martnez * The Role of Pragmatic Inferencing in Compositional Semantics--B.Vicente * Linguistic Meaning and Propositional Content--M.Garca-Carpintero * What we Mean, What we Think we Mean, and How Language Surprises us--B.Smith
* Explicature, What is Said and Gricean Factorization Criteria--J.E.Chaves * Impliciture vs Explicature: Whats the difference?--K.Bach * Cancellation and Intention--N.Burton-Roberts *
Metaphor Comprehension: Some Questions for Current Accounts in Relevance Theory--A.Pilkington * Ad Hoc Concepts and Metaphor--M.Hernndez * Phrasal Pragmatics in Robyns Carston Programme--E.Romero&--B.Soria * Uttering Sentences Made up of Words and Gestures--P.De Brabanter * Good Clues and Reasonable Hunches. Responses to Contributors--R.Carston
* Name Index * Subject Index