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Contents
Prefacexii
Acknowledgementsxiv
Symbols and abbreviationsxvii
1.Introduction1
1.1.What is pragmatics?1
1.1.1.A definition1
1.1.2.A brief history of pragmatics2
1.1.3.Two main schools of thought in pragmatics: AngloAmerican versus European Continental or component versus perspective4
1.2.Why pragmatics?5
1.2.1.Linguistic underdeterminacy5
1.2.2.Simplification of semantics and syntax7
1.3.Some basic notions in semantics and pragmatics10
1.3.1.Sentence, utterance, proposition10
1.3.2.Context13
1.3.3.Truth value, truth condition, entailment14
1.4.Organization of the book17
Key concepts17
Exercises and essay questions18
Further readings19
Part ICentral topics in pragmatics21
2.Implicature23
2.1.Classical Gricean theory of conversational implicature24
2.1.1.The cooperative principle and the maxims of conversation25
2.1.2.Relationship between the speaker and the maxims26
2.1.3.Conversational {\rm implicature_O} versus conversational {\rm implicature_F}27
2.1.4.Generalized versus particularized conversational implicature31
2.1.5.Properties of conversational implicature32
2.2.Two neoGricean pragmatic theories of conversational implicature36
2.2.1.The Hornian system37
2.2.2.The Levinsonian system40
2.3.Conventional implicature54
2.3.1.What is conventional implicature?54
2.3.2.Properties of conventional implicature55
2.4.Summary58
Key concepts58
Exercises and essay questions59
Further readings63
3.Presupposition64
3.1.What is presupposition?65
3.2.Properties of presupposition67
3.2.1.Constancy under negation67
3.2.2.Defeasibility68
3.2.3.The projection problem73
3.3.Analyses75
3.3.1.The filteringsatisfaction analysis76
3.3.2.The cancellation analysis81
3.3.3.The accommodation analysis85
3.4.Summary90
Key concepts90
Exercises and essay questions91
Further readings92
4.Speech acts93
4.1.Performatives versus constatives94
4.1.1.The performativeconstative dichotomy94
4.1.2.The performative hypothesis97
4.2.Austins felicity conditions on performatives98
4.3.Locutionary, illocutionary, and perlocutionary speech acts100
4.4.Searles felicity conditions on speech acts104
4.5.Searles typology of speech acts106
4.6.Indirect speech acts109
4.6.1.What is an indirect speech act?109
4.6.2.How is an indirect speech act analysed?112
4.6.3.Why is an indirect speech act used? Some remarks on politeness115
4.7.Speech acts and culture119
4.7.1.Crosscultural variation119
4.7.2.Interlanguage variation125
4.8.Summary127
Key concepts127
Exercises and essay questions128
Further readings131
5.Deixis132
5.1.Preliminaries133
5.1.1.Deictic versus nondeictic expression133
5.1.2.Gestural versus symbolic use of a deictic expression134
5.1.3.Deictic centre and deictic projection135
5.2.Basic categories of deixis136
5.2.1.Person deixis136
5.2.2.Time deixis144
5.2.3.Space deixis149
5.3.Other categories of deixis163
5.3.1.Social deixis163
5.3.2.Discourse deixis172
5.4.Summary174
Key concepts174
Exercises and essay questions175
Further readings177
Part IIPragmatics and its interfaces179
6.Pragmatics and cognition: relevance theory181
6.1.Relevance182
6.1.1.The cognitive principle of relevance182
6.1.2.The communicative principle of relevance185
6.2.Explicature, implicature, and conceptual versus procedural meaning187
6.2.1.Grice: what is said versus what is implicated187
6.2.2.Explicature188
6.2.3.Implicature194
6.2.4.Conceptual versus procedural meaning197
6.3.From Fodorian central process to submodule of theory of mind198
6.3.1.Fodorian theory of cognitive modularity198
6.3.2.Sperber and Wilsons earlier position: pragmatics as Fodorian central process200
6.3.3.Sperber and Wilsons current position: pragmatics as submodule of theory of mind200
6.4.Relevance theory compared with classicalneoGricean theory201
6.5.Summary205
Key concepts206
Exercises and essay questions207
Further readings208
7.Pragmatics and semantics209
7.1.Reductionism versus complementarism210
7.2.Drawing the semanticspragmatics distinction211
7.2.1.Truthconditional versus nontruthconditional meaning212
7.2.2.Conventional versus nonconventional meaning213
7.2.3.Context independence versus context dependence214
7.3.Pragmatic intrusion into what is said and the semanticspragmatics interface216
7.3.1.Grice: what is said versus what is implicated revisited216
7.3.2.Relevance theorists: explicature219
7.3.3.Recanati: the pragmatically enriched said220
7.3.4.Bach: conversational impliciture223
7.3.5.Can explicaturethe pragmatically enriched saidimpliciture be distinguished from implicature?225
7.3.6.Levinson: conversational implicature231
7.3.7.The five analyses compared237
7.4.Summary241
Key concepts242
Exercises and essay questions243
Further readings244
8.Pragmatics and syntax245
8.1.Chomskys views about language and linguistics247
8.2.Chomskys binding theory247
8.3.Problems for Chomskys binding theory250
8.3.1.Binding condition A250
8.3.2.Binding condition B252
8.3.3.Complementarity between anaphors and pronominals253
8.3.4.Binding condition C256
8.4.A revised neoGricean pragmatic theory of anaphora257
8.4.1.The general pattern of anaphora258
8.4.2.A revised neoGricean pragmatic apparatus for anaphora259
8.4.3.The binding patterns263
8.4.4.Beyond the binding patterns265
8.4.5.Logophoricity and emphaticnesscontrastiveness266
8.5.Theoretical implications272
8.6.Summary274
Key concepts274
Exercises and essay questions275
Further readings277
Glossary278
References284
Suggested solutions to exercises311
Index of names000
Index of languages000
Index of subjects000

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Pragmatics.