Cognitive and Pragmatic Aspects of Speech Actions
Cognitive and Pragmatic Aspects of Speech Actions

Cognitive and Pragmatic Aspects of Speech Actions

by Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783631641569
Publisher: Lang, Peter Publishing, Incorporated
Publication date: 06/30/2014
Series: Lodz Studies in Language Series , #33
Pages: 271
Product dimensions: 5.83(w) x 8.27(h) x (d)

About the Author

Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka is Assistant Professor at the Institute of English Studies at the University of Łódź (Poland). Her research interests are primarily in the nature of meaning in natural language, theories of speech action and performativity, translation, and the relation between language and the law.

Table of Contents

Contents: Iwona Witczak-Plisiecka: Editorial – Kepa Korta/Maria Ponte: On Times and Contents – Hiroyuki Uchida/Nicholas L Cassimatis: Reasoning Without Explicit Quantifiers – Chris Cummins: Violable Constraints and Scalar Implicature Strength – Tahir Wood: Context, Topic and the Resolution of Polysemy – Joana Garmendia: A Pragmatic Analysis of the Basque Particle «ote» – Larraitz Zubeldia: Particles Versus Verbs as Reporting Devices: Their Truth-conditional Contributions – Matylda Weidner: Towards an Interactional Grammar of Polish: Yes/No Questions and Their Design – Jonathan R. White: The Pragmatics of Reduced Forms in an Internet Community of Practice – Jesús Navarro-Reyes: Intention and Responsibility in Speech Acts – Nicolas Ruytenbeek: Are Indirect Speech Acts Always Conventional? – Katarzyna Jaworska-Biskup: Conceptual Development and the Emergence of Meaning in a Congenitally Blind Child’s Lexicon – Kamila Dębowska-Kozłowska: Intuitive and Reflective Inferencing in Counter-argument Processing – Ewa Wałaszewska: The Butcher-Surgeon Metaphor Revisited: Ad hoc Concepts and Blends.

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