Imagination And Convention Distinguishing Grammar And Inference In Language.

Imagination And Convention Distinguishing Grammar And Inference In Language

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ISBN details

  • ISBN 10: 0198717180
  • ISBN 13: 9780198717188


Overview

How do hearers manage to understand speakers? And how do speakers manage to shape hearers' understanding? Lepore and Stone show that standard views about the workings of semantics and pragmatics are unsatisfactory. They advance an alternative view which better captures what is going on in linguistic communication.

Other Details

  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Edition: 1
  • Date Published: 2015
  • Authors: Lepore, Ernie & Matthew Stone