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LINGUIST List 17.602

Thu Feb 23 2006

Books: Pragmatics/Psycholing.: Noveck, Sperber (Eds)

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        1.    Palgrave Macmillan, Experimental Pragmatics: Noveck, Sperber (Eds)


Message 1: Experimental Pragmatics: Noveck, Sperber (Eds)
Date: 20-Feb-2006
From: Palgrave Macmillan <palgravemacmillanpalgrave.com>
Subject: Experimental Pragmatics: Noveck, Sperber (Eds)


Title: Experimental Pragmatics
Series Title: Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition
Published: 2006
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
                http://www.palgrave.com

Book URL: http://www.palgrave.com/products/Catalogue.aspx?is=1403903514

Editor: Ira A Noveck, Institute of Cognitive Science
Editor: Dan Sperber, Le Centre national de la recherche scientifique
Hardback: ISBN: 1403903506 Pages: 360 Price: U.K. £ 55
Paperback: ISBN: 1403903514 Pages: 360 Price: U.K. £ 19.99
Abstract:

Reviews of the hardback edition:

'If you want to understand how your knowledge of the world shapes your use
of language and your grasp of its deepest significance, read this book.
Experimental pragmatics began in the 1960s; forty years on, this book marks
its coming of age. Its leading practitioners show that pragmatics is far
from a peripheral topic but integral to the fundamental mechanisms of
language. The chapters are accessible, and the book will provide the basis
for an excellent course in experimental pragmatics.' - Professor P. N.
Johnson-Laird, Department of Psychology, Princeton University, USA

'Psycholinguists have been investigating the pragmatics of discourse since
the early seventies; but it is only recently that linguists working in that
area have felt the need to resort to psychological experiments to test
their models. Experimental psychology and linguistic pragmatics interact
also in the study of reasoning. A new field is emerging - experimental
pragmatics - to which this book, the first of its kind, provides an
exciting and most welcome introduction.' - Professor Francois Recanati,
Institut Jean-Nicod, France

How does our knowledge of the language on the one hand, our knowledge of
the world and of the context in which we converse, on the other hand,
enable us to understand what we are told, to resolve ambiguities, to
appreciate metaphor and irony, to grasp both explicit and implicit content
in verbal communication? This book provides the first comprehensive
introduction to an exciting new field in which models of language and
meaning are tested and compared using techniques from psycholinguistics.
For advanced students in Linguistics, Cognitive Science, Psychology and
Philosophy with an interest in verbal communication.

Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
                            Pragmatics
                            Psycholinguistics

Written In: English (eng )

See this book announcement on our website:
http://linguistlist.org/get-book.html?BookID=18441


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European Language Resources Association http://www.elda.org/sommaire.php
Georgetown University Press http://www.press.georgetown.edu
John Benjamins http://www.benjamins.com/
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates http://www.erlbaum.com/
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Mouton de Gruyter http://www.mouton-publishers.com
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Graduate Linguistic Students' Assoc. Umass http://glsa.hypermart.net/
International Pragmatics Assoc. http://ipra-www.uia.ac.be/ipra/
Kingston Press Ltd http://www.kingstonpress.com/
Linguistic Assoc. of Finland http://www.ling.helsinki.fi/sky/
MIT Working Papers in Linguistics http://web.mit.edu/mitwpl/
Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke http://www.lotpublications.nl/
Pacific Linguistics http://pacling.anu.edu.au/
SIL International http://www.ethnologue.com/bookstore.asp
St. Jerome Publishing Ltd. http://www.stjerome.co.uk
Utrecht institute of Linguistics http://www-uilots.let.uu.nl/

 






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