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Language Production and Interpretation: Linguistics meets Cognition

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Title: Context-Dependence, Perspective and Relativity
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110227765-1
Series Title: Mouton Series in Pragmatics 6
Description:

This volume brings together original papers by linguists and philosophers on the
role of context and perspective in language and thought. Several contributions
are concerned with the contextualism/relativism debate, which has loomed large
in recent philosophical discussions. In a substantial introduction, the editors
survey the field and map out the relevant issues and positions.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Pragmatics
Semantics
Sociolinguistics
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110227772
Pages: 356
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Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110227765
Pages: 356
Prices: EuropeEURO 99.95