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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
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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