Yan Huang's highly successful textbook on pragmatics - the study of language in use - has been fully revised and updated in this second edition. It includes a brand new chapter on reference, a major topic in both linguistics and the philosophy of language. Chapters have also been updated to include new material on upward and downward entailment, current debates about conversational implicature, impoliteness, emotional deixis, contextualism versus semantic minimalism, and the elimination of binding conditions. The book draws ...

Pragmatics 2014, Oxford University Press, Oxford

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Pragmatics 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

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Pragmatics 2006, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

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