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Jonathan Ginzburg

in The Interactive Stance

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199697922
eISBN:
9780191738425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199697922.003.0008
Subject:
Linguistics, Psycholinguistics / Neurolinguistics / Cognitive Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter considers extensions of previous topics in five directions. Firstly, it asks how to scale up the theory of two person interaction developed earlier to multiparty dialogue. Secondly, it ... More


Speech Act Conventions: Indirection and Relevance

Ernie Lepore and Matthew Stone

in Imagination and Convention: Distinguishing Grammar and Inference in Language

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780198717188
eISBN:
9780191785931
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717188.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter explores indirect speech acts and their relationship to corresponding direct ones, as in the two interpretations of “Can you play Chopin’s E minor prelude?” as an indirect request and a ... More


Explicit Indirection

Ernie Lepore and Matthew Stone

in New Work on Speech Acts

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
August 2018
ISBN:
9780198738831
eISBN:
9780191802058
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198738831.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

Our goal in this chapter is to contest the traditional view of indirection in utterances such as, ‘Can you pass the salt?’ by developing a very different way of characterizing the interpretations ... More


Communicating Attitudes: Beyond the Declarative Realm

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/9780198825968.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter extends the analysis of insincere language use from the last chapter to non-declarative utterances, including imperative, interrogative, and exclamative utterances. It argues that such ... More


Linguistic Intuitions in Context: A Defense of Non-Skeptical Pure Invariantism

John Turri

in Intuitions

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199609192
eISBN:
9780191758973
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199609192.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Mind

Epistemic invariantism is the view that the truth conditions of knowledge ascriptions don’t vary across contexts. Epistemic purism is the view that purely practical factors can’t directly affect the ... More


Insinuating Information and Accommodating Presupposition *

Manuel Garcia-Carpintero

in Brevity

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199664986
eISBN:
9780191748530
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199664986.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Sociolinguistics / Anthropological Linguistics

This chapter argues that some presuppositions are conventionally triggered. It presents the influential Stalnakerian account of presuppositions, pointing out that the well-known practice of ... More


Linguistic expression of commands in Lao

N. J. Enfield

in Commands: A Cross-Linguistic Typology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780198803225
eISBN:
9780191841415
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198803225.003.0009
Subject:
Linguistics, Language Families, Syntax and Morphology

This chapter undertakes a survey of commands and similar speech acts in Lao, the national language of Laos. The survey draws upon a corpus of naturally occurring speech in narratives and ... More


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