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Jonas Pfister

the results of the test should be interpreted. Th e general set-up of the false-belief task is as follows: Th e experimenter uses two dolls, Sally and Anne, a basket, a box and a marble. Th e experimenter shows the subject a sketch in which Sally puts the marble in the basket and then leaves. While


Alison Schofield

certainly at play with the penal code here. The organization and training of bodies is tantamount to the control of individuals, or as may be stated: “Get hold of their bodies—their hearts and minds will follow.” 16 Of his nineteenth century subjects of study, Foucault notes that “[t]he workshop, the

József Andor

has gone on in sociolinguistics and psycholinguistics. In recent years I have been mostly working on the social ontology aspect of this research: How is it possible that language can be constitutive of social reality? I have written two books on that subject: one just came out this year called Making

Elena Karagjosova

treated along these lines. Here, the anaphoric ambiguity involved is resolved in favour of the object “the son” rather than the subject (and topic) “the father”, which suggests that at least in cases like that, nämlich clearly requires a topic shift. (3’) a. Der Dieb konnte nicht fl iehen. Der Inspektor

Alison Hall

the nature of utterance interpretation as an inferential process, which therefore has to satisfy inferential constraints. It follows from these inferential constraints that the material in (a), additional arguments/predicates, is composed into separate propositions, so is subject to global processes

Marco Mazzone

necessary ” (Bontly, 2005: 302, emphasis mine). This conclusion, in Bontly’s opinion, is precisely the sort of domain-specific assumption that makes MOR a reasonable principle for theory-choice in semantics: since subjects resist positing new meanings (except “when necessary”), then there is a specific

Tatiana Larina

selection of styles. These features can be the following: the volume of the text, the manner of expressing communicative intention (direct / indirect), subject-object orientation, the degree of expressiveness, the aim of communication (to convey a message or to merely maintain a relationship), the degree of

Robert J. Stainton

), “Fragments on Recent German Literature” (1767–1768), “On Thomas Abbt’s Writings” (1768), “Treatise on the Origin of Language” (1772) and “On the Cognition and Sensation of the Human Soul” (1778). Most of these range across a number of philosophical subjects. And the one which is most directly focused on

Marta Dynel

”, which does not embrace formulaic expressions, such as “Two pints of Guinness” said in a pub to a bartender. These linguistic units invite context-insensitive fixed meanings, which act like “frozen implicatures” but are not implicatures, not being subject to cancellation, for instance. However

Joana Garmendia

1. Introduction Irony is a recurrent subject in Relevance Theory. Since Sperber and Wilson first presented their echoic account, they have devoted several studies to its analysis (Sperber, 1984; Wilson and Sperber, 1992; Sperber and Wilson, 1981, 1998; Wilson, 2006, 2009). Although