Mind, Code and Context: Essays in Pragmatics

Mind, Code and Context: Essays in Pragmatics

by T. Givon

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ISBN-13: 9781317768012
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/21/2014
Series: Neuropsychology and Neurolinguistics Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 472
File size: 17 MB
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Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction. Categories and Prototypes: Between Plato and Wittgenstein. The Linguistic Code and the Iconicity of Grammar. Propositional Modalities: Truth, Certainty, Intent and Information. The Pragmatics of Reference: Existence, Referential Intent and Thematic Import. The Pragmatics of Anaphoric Reference: Definiteness and Topicality. Fact, Logic and Method: The Pragmatics of Science. Adaptive Behavior, Group Variability and the Genetic Code: The Pragmatics of Bio-Evolution. Modes of Knowledge and Modes of Processing: The Routinization of Behavior and Information. Language, Culture, and Translation. The Mystic as Pragmatist: Lao Tse and Taoism.

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