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Title: Pragmatics
Edited By: Asa Kasher
Description:

The purpose of this collection is to portray the development of pragmatics as a science of language, in a such a way as to enable readers to critically assess this theorectical development. Issues explored include * presupposition * implicature * discourse * grammar * communication * indexicals * psychology * sociology. This work provides highly useful references and suggestions for further reading, and has an exceptionally detailed subject and name index to enable easy and immediate access for the reader.

Publication Year: 1998
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0415117348
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 2653
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