Journals Higher Education
Important OUP's Response to COVID-19 Learn more



Published: 26 May 2020

240 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780198851134

Also Available As:


Bookseller Code (06)

Linguistic Pragmatism and Weather Reporting

John Collins

  • A comprehensive articulation of the doctrine of linguistic pragmatism
  • Examines the relative sparseness of what language alone can provide to semantic interpretation
  • Offers an original defence of linguistic pragmatism--through a novel examination of weather reporting
  • Provides a full and engaging analysis of the syntax, semantics, and pragmatics of weather reports
  • Discusses such related phenomena as colour predication, quantifier domain restriction, and object deletion

Also of Interest