Semantics versus Pragmatics

Semantics versus Pragmatics

by Zoltan Gendler Szabo
     
 

ISBN-10: 0199251517

ISBN-13: 9780199251513

Pub. Date: 02/24/2005

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

Leading scholars in the philosophy of language and theoretical linguistics present brand-new papers on a major topic at the intersection of the two fields, the distinction between semantics and pragmatics. Anyone engaged with this issue in either discipline will find much to reward their attention here.

Contributors: Kent Bach, Herman Cappelen, Michael

Overview

Leading scholars in the philosophy of language and theoretical linguistics present brand-new papers on a major topic at the intersection of the two fields, the distinction between semantics and pragmatics. Anyone engaged with this issue in either discipline will find much to reward their attention here.

Contributors: Kent Bach, Herman Cappelen, Michael Glanzberg, Jeffrey C. King, Ernie Lepore, Stephen Neale, F. Recanati, Nathan Salmon, Mandy Simons, Scott Soames, Robert J. Stainton, Jason Stanley, Zoltan Gendler Szabo

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780199251513
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
02/24/2005
Pages:
476
Product dimensions:
9.20(w) x 6.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction, Zoltan Gendler Szabo
1. Context ex Machina, Kent Bach
2. Radical and Moderate Pragmatics: Does Meaning Determine Truth Conditions?, Herman Cappelen and Ernie Lepore
3. Semantics, Pragmatics, and the Role of Semantic Content, Jeffrey C. King and Jason Stanley
4. Two Concepts of Semantics, Nathan Salmon
5. Focus: A Case Study on the Semantics/Pragmatics Boundary, Michael Glanzberg
6. Pragmatism and Pronouns, Stephen Neale
7. Deixis and Anaphora, F. Recanati
8. Presupposition and Relevance, Mandy Simons
9. Naming and Asserting, Scott Soames
10. In Defence of Non-Sentential Assertion, Robert J. Stainton

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