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Name: Louise  Cummings
Institution: Nottingham Trent University
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Homepage: http://www.ntu.ac.uk/apps/Profiles/58116-3-2/Dr_Louise_Cummings.aspx
State and/or Country: United Kingdom   
Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Selected Publications: 1. Books
Cummings, L. (2015) Pragmatic and Discourse Disorders: A Workbook, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cummings, L. (2014) Pragmatic Disorders, Dordrecht: Springer.

Cummings, L. (2014) Communication Disorders Workbook, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cummings, L. (ed.) (2014) The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cummings, L. (2014) Communication Disorders, Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.

Cummings, L. (ed.)(2010). The Pragmatics Encyclopedia. London: Routledge.

Cummings, L. (2009). Clinical Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cummings, L. (2008). Clinical Linguistics. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Cummings, L. (2005). Pragmatics: A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

2. Journal Articles
Cummings, L. (2015) 'Theory of mind in utterance interpretation: The case from clinical pragmatics', Frontiers in Psychology, 6: 1286.

Cummings, L. (2015) 'The use of 'no evidence' statements in public health, Informal Logic, 35(1): 32-65

Cummings, L. (2014) 'Public health reasoning: A logical view of trust', Cogency, 6(1): 33-62

Cummings, L. (2014) 'Informal fallacies as cognitive heuristics in public health reasoning', Informal Logic, 34(1): 1-37

Cummings, L. (2014) 'The 'trust' heuristic: Arguments from authority in public health', Health Communication, 29(10): 1043-1056

Cummings, L. (2014) 'Coping with uncertainty in public health: The use of heuristics', Public Health, 128(4): 391-394

Cummings, L. (2014) 'Analogical reasoning in public health', Journal of Argumentation in Context, 3(2): 169-197

Cummings, L. (2014) 'Circles and analogies in public health reasoning', Inquiry, 29(2): 35-59

Cummings, L. (2014) 'Can there ever be a theory of utterance interpretation?' Reti, Saperi, Linguaggi, 2: 199-222

Cummings, L. (2013) 'Clinical linguistics: A primer', International Journal of Language Studies, 7(2): 1-30

Cummings, L. (2013) 'Clinical linguistics: State of the art', International Journal of Language Studies, 7(3): 1-32

Cummings, L. (2013) 'Public health reasoning: Much more than deduction', Archives of Public Health, 71(1): 25

Cummings, L. (2013) 'Circular reasoning in public health', Cogency, 5(2): 35-76

Cummings, L. (2012) 'Theorising in pragmatics: Commentary on Bara's Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication (MIT Press, 2010)', Intercultural Pragmatics, 9(1): 113-120

Cummings, L. (2012) 'The contribution of informal logic to public health', Perspectives in Public Health, 132(2): 66-67

Cummings, L. (2012) 'Scaring the public: Fear appeal arguments in public health reasoning', Informal Logic, 32(1): 25-50

Cummings, L. (2012) 'The public health scientist as informal logician', International Journal of Public Health, 57(3): 649-650

Cummings, L. (2012) 'Establishing diagnostic criteria: The role of clinical pragmatics', Lodz Papers in Pragmatics, 8(1): 6-84

Cummings, L. (2011) 'Considering risk assessment up close: The case of bovine spongiform encephalopathy', Health, Risk & Society, 13(3): 255-275

Cummings, L. (2011) 'Pragmatic disorders and their social impact', Pragmatics and Society, 2(1): 17-36

Cummings, L. (2009) 'Emerging infectious diseases: Coping with uncertainty', Argumentation, 23(2): 171-188
Announced on LINGUIST :  Pragmatics
 Clinical Linguistics
 Clinical Pragmatics
 The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia
 Communication Disorders
 Pragmatic Disorders
Reviewed on LINGUIST :  Clinical Linguistics
Courses Taught: Semantics
Pragmatics
Clinical Linguistics
Clinical Pragmatics
Communication Disorders
Academic Paper Abstract: Getting the Right Balance: Pragmatics in Speech and Language Therapy
Communication Disorders in an Age of Impact
Case Studies in Communication Disorders
The use of 'no evidence' statements in public health
Theory of mind in utterance interpretation: the case from clinical pragmatics
Informal fallacies as cognitive heuristics in public health reasoning
Pragmatica clinica
The 'trust' heuristic: arguments from authority in public health
Public health reasoning: much more than deduction
Circular reasoning in public health
Scaring the public: fear appeal arguments in public health reasoning
Pragmatic disorders and their social impact
Emerging infectious diseases: coping with uncertainty
Pragmatics and adult language disorders: past achievements and future directions
Introduction: Pragmatics and adult language disorders
Theorising in pragmatics: commentary on Bara's Cognitive Pragmatics: The Mental Processes of Communication
The contribution of informal logic to public health
The public health scientist as informal logician
Clinical pragmatics: a field in search of phenomena?
Interpreting Putnam's dialectical method in philosophy
Giving science a bad name: politically and commercially motivated fallacies in BSE inquiry
Rejecting the urge to theorise in fallacy inquiry
Hilary Putnam's dialectical thinking: an application to fallacy theory
Justifying practical reason: what Chaim Perelman's new rhetoric can learn from Frege's attack on psychologism
Rejecting theorising in philosophy: the urgency of Putnamian dialectic
Evaluating fallacies: Putnam's model-theoretic legacy
Why we need to avoid theorising about rationality: a Putnamian criticism of Habermas's epistemiology
Self-refutations and much more: the dialectical thinking of Hilary Putnam
Petitio principii: the case for non-fallaciousness
Mind and body, form and content: how not to do petitio principii analysis
The scientific reductionism of relevance theory: the lesson from logical positivism
Pragmatic disorders and social functioning: a lifespan perspective
Pragmatic disorders and theory of mind
Pragmatics
Pragmatic disorders
Reported speech: a clinical pragmatic perspective



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