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Published: 05 June 2020

896 Pages


ISBN: 9780190675233

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The Oxford Handbook of Assertion

Edited by Sanford C. Goldberg

Oxford Handbooks

  • The only book devoted to the speech act of assertion in the various dimensions of interest to philosophers and linguists
  • Written by leading researchers, chapters offer novel and authoritative overviews of each topic
  • Explores philosophical themes including the nature of assertion, empirical issues in theories of assertion, assertion's role in semantics and metasemantics, the place of assertion in the epistemology of testimony, and the social and ethical dimensions of assertion