This book "fills the unquestionable need for a comprehensive and up-to-date handbook on the fast-developing field of pragmatics" and "includes contributions from many of the principal figures in a wide variety of fields of pragmatic research as well as some up-and-coming pragmatists."
Pragmatics in 2000: Selected Papers from the 7th International Pragmatics Conference
Volume II of proceedings of the 7th International Pragmatics
Conference (Budapest, 9-14 July 2000) will be available as of July 2001, with a relatively small but representative selection from a total of 190 submitted papers (a number which itself represents only a third of the papers presented).
The edition is very limited.