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Published: 15 September 2005

304 Pages | 35 line illus.

ISBN: 9780199261987

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Foundations of a Compositional Theory of Acts of Communication

K. M. Jaszczolt

  • Lays down the foundations of a new theory of meaning in discourse
  • Puts forward a new basis for the analysis of discourse processing
  • Step-gy-step introduction to theory and application
  • New terms and formalisms carefully explained
  • Interdisciplinary appeal to linguistics, philosophy, and computational science
  • Suitable as a textbook for graduate-level courses in semantics pragmatics, and discourse