Thoughts and Utterances

Thoughts and Utterances
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Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages : 432
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ISBN-10 : 9780470754559
ISBN-13 : 0470754559
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Book Synopsis Thoughts and Utterances by : Robyn Carston

Download or read book Thoughts and Utterances written by Robyn Carston and published by John Wiley & Sons. This book was released on 2008-04-15 with total page 432 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Thoughts and Utterances is the first sustained investigation of two distinctions which are fundamental to all theories of utterance understanding: the semantics/pragmatics distinction and the distinction between what is explicitly communicated and what is implicitly communicated. Features the first sustained investigation of both the semantics/pragmatics distinction and the distinction between what is explicitly and implicitly communicated in speech.