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Published: 22 December 2016

302 Pages


ISBN: 9780198797418

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Imagination and Convention

Distinguishing Grammar and Inference in Language

Ernie Lepore and Matthew Stone

  • A radical new theory of linguistic understanding
  • Offers a trenchant critique of leading theories of the relation between semantics and pragmatics
  • Informed by empirical study of a wide range of linguistic phenomena
  • Draws together philosophy, linguistics, and cognitive science