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Letters to Beall and Priest

David Lewis

in The Law of Non-Contradiction

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199265176
eISBN:
9780191713989
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199265176.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Logic/Philosophy of Mathematics

This chapter contains two brief letters to the editors. The first states that it is impossible to engage with dialetheism, since there is not sufficient common ground. The second says that, ... More


Beyond Belief: Pragmatics in Hate Speech and Pornography1

Langton Rae

in Speech and Harm: Controversies Over Free Speech

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199236282
eISBN:
9780191741357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199236282.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Pragmatics can shed light on racial hate speech and pornography, but only if we bring it down to earth. Five models for hate speech and pornography are distinguished: a conditioning model, an ... More


Beyond the Rotating Presidency

Adriaan Schout

in Leaderless Europe

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199535026
eISBN:
9780191715860
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199535026.003.0015
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, European Union

All of the presidents of the Council of Ministers have left their mark, in areas ranging from EU agenda-setting to securing agreement after technical negotiations. Partly because their duties are ... More


From Common Ground to Syntactic Construction: Associated Path in Warlpiri

JANE SIMPSON

in Ethnosyntax: Explorations in Grammar and Culture

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199266500
eISBN:
9780191719363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199266500.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Syntax and Morphology, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter discusses how one might examine the Narrow Ethnosyntax Hypothesis. It expands on Wierzbicka's suggestions for finding likely constructions and discusses pitfalls to avoid, such as ... More


Ideology, Generics, and Common Ground

Sally Haslanger

in Resisting Reality: Social Construction and Social Critique

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199892631
eISBN:
9780199980055
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892631.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy, Feminist Philosophy

Drawing on recent work by Sarah-Jane Leslie and others, this chapter considers how generics such as “Women are submissive” and “Blacks are violent” might implicate false claims about the nature of ... More


Introduction: The Common Ground of Kant's Critiques

Karl Ameriks

in Interpreting Kant's Critiques

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780199247318
eISBN:
9780191601699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199247315.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

Argues, first, that there is a common ground in a methodological sense in the similarity of structure in Kant’s three Critiques. Also contends that central to Kant’s metaphysics and argumentative ... More


Common Ground

Istvan Kecskes

in Intercultural Pragmatics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892655
eISBN:
9780199345502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892655.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

Common ground refers to the sum of all the information that people assume they share that may include world views, shared values, beliefs, and situational context. According to current research if ... More


Principles of Christian Communication

John G. Stackhouse

in Humble Apologetics: Defending the Faith Today

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138078
eISBN:
9780199834679
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138074.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

As a form of Christian discourse, apologetical conversation ought to follow principles of communication patterned after the ministry of Jesus Christ. First, the apologist has to offer both verbal ... More


Modalities of Communication

Ralph Schroeder

in Being There Together: Social Interaction in Shared Virtual Environments

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780195371284
eISBN:
9780199865000
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195371284.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

Multi-user virtual environments typically feature voice and text communication. This chapter analyzes both, beginning with a discussion of how people establish common ground, for example when they ... More


Intercultural Pragmatics

Istvan Kecskes

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199892655
eISBN:
9780199345502
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199892655.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This is the first book about intercultural pragmatics that focuses on language use in intercultural interaction. Intercultural Pragmatics is concerned with the way the language system is put to use ... More


Common Ground

Andreas Stokke

in Lying and Insincerity

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198825968
eISBN:
9780191865022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198825968.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter provides a detailed account of the notion of the common ground of conversations, which plays a central role in the Stalnakerian account of assertion that the book relies on for its ... More


Philosophers’ Use of ‘Intuitive’ (II): Some Strategies for Charitable Reinterpretation

Herman Cappelen

in Philosophy without Intuitions

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199644865
eISBN:
9780191739026
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199644865.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Metaphysics/Epistemology

This chapter presents three strategies for the interpretation of unreflective uses of ‘intuitive’ and its cognates by philosophers. According to the first, we can remove reference to intuition ... More


What Is Assertion * ?

John MacFarlane

in Assertion: New Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199573004
eISBN:
9780191595127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573004.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

What is it to make an assertion? The literature contains four broad categories of answers: (1) To assert is to express an attitude. (2) To assert is to make a move defined by its constitutive rules. ... More


Editors’ Introduction: From ‘Common Ground’ to ‘Clearing Ground’: A Model for Engagement in the 21st Century

Anver M Emon, Mark Ellis, and Benjamin Glahn

in Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641444
eISBN:
9780191741104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641444.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This book is the culmination of a multi-year effort by the International Bar Association, the Salzburg Global Seminar, and a group of global leaders in law, education, and civil society. The book ... More


Epilogue: Common Ground or Clearing Ground?

Robin W Lovin

in Islamic Law and International Human Rights Law

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199641444
eISBN:
9780191741104
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199641444.003.0023
Subject:
Law, Human Rights and Immigration, Comparative Law

This chapter suggests that by clearing ground, the chapters in this volume create a space that Islamic law and international law can both occupy, though neither one of them holds the territory ... More


Common Ground and Keeping Score

Robert C. Stalnaker

in Context

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199645169
eISBN:
9780191761379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199645169.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter develops an account of the structure of the body of information that is the common ground, and of the role of that structure in explaining some of the ways that the common ground changes ... More


Knowledge

N. J. Enfield

in Relationship Thinking: Agency, Enchrony, and Human Sociality

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199338733
eISBN:
9780199369447
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199338733.003.0014
Subject:
Linguistics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter examines the role and status of knowledge and common ground in social interaction. It argues that shared knowledge plays an important role in defining social relationships. It is the ... More


Technologies and Complexity

Eser Kandogan, Paul P. Maglio, Eben M. Haber, and John Bailey

in Taming Information Technology: Lessons from Studies of System Administrators

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195374124
eISBN:
9780199979134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374124.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter examines technical complexity in more detail. First, the story of Dot examines the numerous steps and pitfalls involved in deploying a “simple” Web application in an enterprise ... More


Findings and Lessons

Eser Kandogan, Paul P. Maglio, Eben M. Haber, and John Bailey

in Taming Information Technology: Lessons from Studies of System Administrators

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780195374124
eISBN:
9780199979134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195374124.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Human-Technology Interaction

This chapter tells what was learned overall. Through the focus on grounding, distributed cognition, and evolution, the chapter develops a set of high-level lessons for IT management. The chapter ... More


The Essential Contextual

Robert Stalnaker

in Assertion: New Philosophical Essays

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199573004
eISBN:
9780191595127
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573004.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language, Metaphysics/Epistemology

Standard accounts of self-locating or essentially indexical knowledge and belief (such as that of David Lewis) make it difficult to understand the communication of self-locating information. But even ... More


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