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Insensitive Semantics: A Defense of Semantic Minimalism and Speech Act Pluralism

By: Cappelen, Herman

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Blackwell Publishing: 2005

Seller ID: 2187031

ISBN: 1405126752

Condition: Good


Ink underlining and marginalia. 2005 Trade Paperback. 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. This work: 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... View more info