Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition

Linguistic Meaning, Truth Conditions and Relevance

Authors: Iten, C.

Editors: Breheny, R., Bach, K., Bezuidenhout, A., Glucksberg, S., Happé, F., Recanati, F., Wilson, D. (Eds.)

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The main argument of this book is that the notion of truth plays no role in speaker-hearers' interpretation of linguistic utterances and that it is not needed for theoretical accounts of linguistic meaning either. The theoretical argument is developed in the first part, while the second part supports it with cognitive relevance-theoretic, rather than truth-based, analyses of the 'concessive' expressions but, although and even if .

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CORINNE ITEN completed her PhD at University College London. She has since held post-doctoral positions at UCL and Carleton University, Ottawa.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Linguistic Meaning, Truth Conditions and Relevance
Authors
Editors
  • Richard Breheny
  • Kent Bach
  • Anne Bezuidenhout
  • Sam Glucksberg
  • Francesca Happé
  • François Recanati
  • Deirdre Wilson
Series Title
Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language and Cognition
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan UK
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited
eBook ISBN
978-0-230-50323-6
DOI
10.1057/9780230503236
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-333-99573-0
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-43262-2
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 266
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