Authors: Stephen C.. Levinson, Stephen C. Levinson, Levinson S.
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983-06-09 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Those aspects of language use that are crucial to an understanding of language as a system, and especially to an understanding of meaning, are the acknowledged concern of linguistic pragmatics. Yet until now much of the work in this field has not been easily accessible to the student, and was
Type: BOOK - Published: 1995-05-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press
For much of our century, pragmatism has enjoyed a charmed life, holding the dominant point of view in American politics, law, education, and social thought in general. After suffering a brief eclipse in the post-World War II period, pragmatism has enjoyed a revival, especially in literary theory and such areas
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-22 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
The big question of how and why mindedness evolved necessitates collaborative, multidisciplinary investigation. Biosemiotics provides a new conceptual space that attracts a multitude of thinkers in the biological and cognitive sciences and the humanities who recognize continuity in the biosphere from the simplest to the most complex organisms, and who