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TitleWords and thoughts : subsentences, ellipsis, and the philosophy of language
Author Robert J. Stainton
Imprint Oxford : Clarendon, 2009
Descript xi, 248 p. ; 24 cm


The appearances and some background -- Introduction : the appearances, and what they might mean -- Further background issues -- The genuineness issue -- Not a full-fledged speech act? -- Extra-grammatical maneuvers -- Semantic ellipsis -- Syntactic ellipsis -- A divide-and-conquer strategy -- A positive representational-pragmatic view -- Implications -- Language : thought relations -- Sentence primacy -- Sentences, assertion, and the semantics-pragmatics boundary

Language and languages -- Philosophy Speech acts (Linguistics) Grammar Comparative and general -- Ellipsis

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