Context and Coherence C (Hardcover)

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By Stojnic
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Natural languages are riddled with context-sensitivity, yet how do we understand one another so effortlessly? Contrary to the dominant position, this book argues that meaning is determined entirely by discourse conventions, as we draw on a broad array of subtle linguistic conventions that determine the interpretation of context-sensitive items.

About the Author

Una Stojnic, Assistant Professor of Philosophy, Princeton University Una Stojnic is an assistant professor of philosophy in the Department of Philosophy, Princeton University. Prior to joining Princeton, she was an assistant professor in the Department of Philosophy at Columbia University, a Bersoff assistant professor and faculty fellow in Philosophy at NYU, and a research fellow in philosophy in the School of Philosophy at ANU. She earned her PhD in Philosophy and a Certificate in Cognitive Science from Rutgers University in 2016.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780198865469
ISBN-10: 0198865465
Publisher: Academic
Publication Date: April 25th, 2021
Pages: 240
Language: English