LINGUIST List 25.5009

Wed Dec 10 2014

Books: Certainty-uncertainty – and the Attitudinal Space in Between: Cantarini, Abraham, Leiss (eds.)

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Date: 04-Dec-2014
From: Karin Plijnaar <karin.plijnaarbenjamins.nl>
Subject: Certainty-uncertainty – and the Attitudinal Space in Between: Cantarini, Abraham, Leiss (eds.)
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Title: Certainty-uncertainty – and the Attitudinal Space in Between
Series Title: Studies in Language Companion Series 165
Published: 2014
Publisher: John Benjamins
                http://www.benjamins.com/

Book URL: https://benjamins.com/catalog/slcs.165

Editor: Sibilla Cantarini
Editor: Werner Abraham
Editor: Elisabeth Leiss
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269355 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 99.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269355 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Electronic: ISBN: 9789027269355 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027259301 Pages: Price: U.S. $ 149.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027259301 Pages: Price: U.K. £ 83.00
Hardback: ISBN: 9789027259301 Pages: Price: Europe EURO 104.94
Abstract:

The selected papers of this volume cover five main topics, namely ‘Certainty: The conceptual differential’; ‘(Un)Certainty as attitudinality’; ‘Dialogical exchange and speech acts’; ‘Onomasiology’; and ‘Applications in exegesis and religious discourse’. By examining the general theme of the communication of certainty and uncertainty from different scientific fields, theoretical approaches and perspectives, this compendium of state-of-the-art research papers provides both an interdisciplinary comparison of the latest investigations, methods and findings, and new advances and theoretical insights with a common focus on human communication.

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis
                            Pragmatics
                            Semantics

Written In: English (eng)

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