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Title: Essays on Linguistic Context Sensitivity: Philosopical Significance
Written By: Steven Gross
Series Title: Studies in Philosophy
Description:

Drawing upon research in philosophical logic, linguistics and cognitive
science, this study explores how our ability to use and understand language
depends upon our capacity to keep track of complex features of the contexts
in which we converse.

Publication Year: 2001
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0815340389
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 168
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