Semantics versus Pragmatics by Zoltan Gendler SzaboSemantics versus Pragmatics by Zoltan Gendler Szabo

Semantics versus Pragmatics

EditorZoltan Gendler Szabo

Paperback | January 12, 2005

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Leading scholars in the philosophy of language and theoretical linguistics present brand-new papers on a major topic at the intersection of the two fields, the distinction between semantics and pragmatics. Anyone engaged with this issue in either discipline will find much to reward theirattention here.Contributors: Kent Bach, Herman Cappelen, Michael Glanzberg, Jeffrey C. King, Ernie Lepore, Stephen Neale, F. Recanati, Nathan Salmon, Mandy Simons, Scott Soames, Robert J. Stainton, Jason Stanley, Zoltan Gendler Szabo
Zoltan Gendler Szabo is at Sage School of Philosophy, Cornell University.
Title:Semantics versus PragmaticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:480 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.05 inPublished:January 12, 2005Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199251525

ISBN - 13:9780199251520

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Table of Contents

Zoltan Gendler Szabo: Introduction1. Kent Bach: Context ex Machina2. Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore: Radical and Moderate Pragmatics: Does Meaning Determine Truth Conditions?3. Jeffrey C. King and Jason Stanley: Semantics, Pragmatics, and the Role of Semantic Content4. Nathan Salmon: Two Concepts of Semantics5. Michael Glanzberg: Focus: A Case Study on the Semantics/Pragmatics Boundary6. Stephen Neale: Pragmatism and Pronouns7. F. Recanati: Deixis and Anaphora8. Mandy Simons: Presupposition and Relevance9. Scott Soames: Naming and Asserting10. Robert J. Stainton: In Defence of Non-Sentential Assertion

Editorial Reviews

"Preceded by an informative and accessible introduction...The book is important because the papers it contains reflect a wide range of views concerning...pragmatics and semantics...[It] is a valuable collection...challenges are addressed with insight and ingenuity."--Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews