Table of contents for Definition in theory and practice : language, lexicography and the law / Roy Harris and Christopher Hutton.

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Contents
Preface
	I. Definition and Theory
1. On stipulative definition
2. On definition and common usage
3. On real definition
4. Ostensive definition and linguistic theory
	II. Definition and the Dictionary
5. The lexicographer?s task
6. Definitions and history
7. Types and problems of definition
	III. Definition and the Law
8. The definition of law and legal definition
9. Strategies of construction
10. Linguistics, science and meaning
	IV. Conclusion
11. Definition, Indeterminacy and Reference
References
Index

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Lexicography.
Law -- Language.
Semantics.