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LINGUIST List 17.1596

Thu May 25 2006

Books: Linguistic Theories: Blutner, de Hoop, Hendriks (Eds)

Editor for this issue: Maria Moreno-Rollins <marialinguistlist.org>


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        1.    Dikran Karagueuzian, Optimal Communication: Blutner, de Hoop, Hendriks (Eds)


Message 1: Optimal Communication: Blutner, de Hoop, Hendriks (Eds)
Date: 24-May-2006
From: Dikran Karagueuzian <pubscsli.stanford.edu>
Subject: Optimal Communication: Blutner, de Hoop, Hendriks (Eds)


Title: Optimal Communication
Series Title: Lecture Notes

Publication Year: 2006
Publisher: CSLI Publications
http://cslipublications.stanford.edu/

Editor: Reinhardt Blutner, Humboldt University, Berlin
Editor: Helen de Hoop
Editor: Petra Hendriks, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

Hardback: ISBN: 1575865130 Pages: 300 Price: U.S. $ 70.00
Paperback: ISBN: 1575865149 Pages: 300 Price: U.S. $ 27.50


Abstract:

This volume explores how the effectiveness of communication is shaped by
aspects of semantics and pragmatics such as compositionality, the role of
the speaker and hearer, and the acquisition of meaning. Optimal
Communication surveys recent research in the fields of syntax, semantics,
and pragmatics, and draws from optimality theory to argue that optimal
meanings result from a compromise between competing constraints. Optimal
Communication will be an invaluable resource for students in cognitive
science, linguistics, and natural language semantics.



Linguistic Field(s):
Linguistic Theories
Optimality Theory


Written In: English (eng)

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