Linguistic Meaning, Truth Conditions and Relevance

Linguistic Meaning, Truth Conditions and Relevance by C. Iten

By: C. Iten

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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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9780230503236
Publication Date:
13 / 05 / 2005

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