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Language in Context: Selected Essays


Natural languages all contain constructions the interpretation of which depends upon the situation in which they are used. In Language and Context , Jason Stanley presents a series of essays which develop a theory of how the situation in which we speak interacts with the words we use to help produce what we say. The reason we can so smoothly operate with sentences that can be used to express very different items of information, Stanley argues, is that there are linguistically mandated constraints on the effects of the ...

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Language in Context: Selected Essays
2007, OUP Oxford, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199225934

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Language in Context: Selected Essays
2007, Clarendon Press, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780199225927


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