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This volume addresses issues that have arisen in post-Gricean pragmatic theory. Among the specific topics covered are scalar implicatures, lexical semantics and pragmatics, indexicality, procedural meaning, the semantics and pragmatics of negation. The volume includes both defences and critiques of Relevance Theory and of Neo-Gricean Pragmatics.

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NOEL BURTON-ROBERTS is Professor of English Language and Linguistics, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics at Newcastle University, UK. He is the author of Analysing Sentences: Introduction to English Syntax, Phonological Knowledge: Conceptual and Empirical Issues (with Philip Carr and Gerard Docherty) and The Limits to Debate: A Revised Theory of Semantic Presupposition. He is the series editor (with Maggie Tallerman) for Palgrave Macmillan's Modern Linguistics series, and (with Richard Breheny) of Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition.<
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January 1st, 2007
Contributions by Diane Blakemore Contributions by Ernest LePore Contributions by Herman Cappelen Contributions by Jay David Atlas Contributions by Kent Bach Contributions by Laurence R. Horn Contributions by Marjolein Groefsema Contributions by Reinhard Blutner Contributions by Robyn Carston Edited by Noel Burton-Roberts
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United States
XI, 267 p.
Palgrave Macmillan
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