Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

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Pragmatics, philosophy: pragmatics includes theories which deal with the production of linguistic utterances in certain situations. It examines the extent to which the meaning and the reference of expressions can change. See also context/context dependency, linguistics, syntax, semantics, speech act theory.

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Annotation: The above characterizations of concepts are neither definitions nor exhausting presentations of problems related to them. Instead, they are intended to give a short introduction to the contributions below. – Lexicon of Arguments.
 
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Cresswell II 148
Definition Pragmatics/Montague: pragmatics investigates the role of contexts such as times and speakers.

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Explanation of symbols: Roman numerals indicate the source, arabic numerals indicate the page number. The corresponding books are indicated on the right hand side. ((s)…): Comment by the sender of the contribution.

Cr I
M. J. Cresswell
Semantical Essays (Possible worlds and their rivals) Dordrecht Boston 1988

Cr II
M. J. Cresswell
Structured Meanings Cambridge Mass. 1984


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-06-22