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Tania Ionin

gurations For the purposes of this paper, local scope confi gurations are defi ned as those in which all scope-bearing elements occur within the same clause, e.g. with one scope-bearing element in subject position and another in object position. It is well-known that English sentences containing two (or more

Sandrine Zufferey, Willem M. Mak and Ted J.M. Sanders

they become literate, French therefore presents a similar situation as English. The difference between French and Dutch causal connectives has been empirically assessed. In a paper and pencil task, Mak, Zufferey, Verbrugge and Sanders (submitted) asked a group of French-speaking subjects to choose

Jaroslav Peregrin

and Brandomian approach). However, rules can also be the subject of empirical study. Human “ultraso- ciality”, as Boyd and Richerson ( 1998 ) dub the existence of the unprecedentedly 124 J. Peregrin / International Review of Pragmatics 2 (2010) 118–128 complex social order of human communities, is

Michiel Leezenberg

institution does not exist is simply [ sic ] to act as if it did exist. Th e classic case is the Declaration of Independence in 1776. Th ere was no institutional structure of the form X counts as Y in C, whereby a group of the King’s subjects in a British Crown Colony could create their independence by a

Ahti-Veikko Pietarinen and Francesco Bellucci

folder at the Bancroft Library. The successive subjects Grice dealt with are: Peirce’s theory of signs (pp. 1–6, 28–31); difficulties in Peirce’s theory (pp. 7–10, 35); Peirce’s classifications of signs: qualisigns, sinsigns, legisigns (p. 11); terms (rhemes) and propositions (dicent signs) (pp. 14


Samuel L. Adams

attention to the power imbalance between colonial powers and subject peoples, in both ancient and modern contexts. Various studies have highlighted responses to foreign rule, as individuals and groups negotiate the changes that result from subjugation. Such inquiries frequently emphasize the perspectives of

Henk Zeevat

that hem is a contrastive topic. In (1c), word order expresses that the theta-role of Jan is more prominent than the theta-role of Piet, i.e. that Jan must be the subject. Th is can be modelled by letting the feature theta-role outrank the feature contrastive topic in monitoring interacting with the

Marta Dynel

imaginative mental simulation and infer- ence making. Only after the three stages are completed, is the blend structure formed. Each blend must be subject to unpacking by the interpreter, who can recon- struct the inputs, the cross-space mappings and the network of connections between the spaces. In addition

Krisda Chaemsaithong

about agency and autonomy in constructing identity allows us to consider the full complexity of social subjects situated within the larger power structures that constrain them. Bucholtz and Hall’s (2005) assumption presented above essentially entails that identity refl ects an aspect of self that is defi