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Name: Alessandro  Capone
Institution: University of Palermo
Email: click here to access email
Homepage: http://www.semanticsarchive.net
State and/or Country: Italy   
Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
Selected Publications: modal adverbs and discourse, 2001, Pisa, ETS

dilemmas and excogitations: an essay on modality clitics and discourse, Messina, Armando Siciliano

Tra semantica e pramatica, 2003, Bologna, Clueb

On Grice's circle, in 'Rask' 2003

Pragmemes, 2003, publication Univ Messina

Pragmemes Journal of Pragmatics 2005

On grice's circle JP 2006

Belief reprots and pragmatic intrusion JP 2008

Review of Cappelen & Lepore JP 2008
Announced on LINGUIST :  Perspectives on Language Use and Pragmatics
 Perspectives on Language Use and Pragmatics
 Perspectives on Pragmatics and Philosophy
 Perspectives on Linguistic Pragmatics
Dissertation Abstract: Modality and Discourse
Academic Paper Abstract: Pragmemes
On positive thinking
Fran├žois Recanati, Literal Meaning.
On Barack Obama's South Carolina Victory Speech

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