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Georg Kjøll

communication as thought sharing. Th e goal of the paper is to draw some conclusions applicable to the study of communication as a whole by subjecting a particular debate in philosophy/ linguistics to closer scrutiny. My hope is that even someone unfamiliar with and/or uninterested in either or both of

Pilar Garcés-Conejos Blitvich

among others. I am not suggesting that institutional discourse in standardized in any way. As Anton and Peterson ( 2003 : 407) point out “… the agency of subjects may be determined by their subject posi- tions, but this in no way eliminates their ability to choose between options. Choices result in

What Kind of Associative and Inferential Processes?

A Response to Rubio-Fernández (2013)

Marco Mazzone

behavioural access. His proposal about what is needed beyond spreading activation makes an appeal to “conscious processes that are subject to capacity limitations” (Barsalou, 1982: 87). More precisely, his proposal is that both context-dependent ( CD ) and context-independent ( CI ) properties may be

Iker Zulaica-Hernández and Javier Gutiérrez-Rexach

meaning. The nature of the latter is not sufficiently clear yet and will probably be subject to further debate in the coming years. Expressive meaning can be viewed as comprising conventional implicatures in the sense of Grice (1975) , appropriateness conditions in a given context, or even more

Marta Dynel

in a piece of data doesn’t mean that it is, therefore, impolite, because these strategies are always subject to the context they are in. MD: You’ve mentioned that language users give their feedback on impoliteness formulae and the communicative patterns they consider impolite, which is related

Catherine Wearing

interpretation can apply unproblematically to the subject of the utterance. But how does ad hoc concept construction work when this is not the case? Wilson and Carston (2006, 2008) take up the “block of ice” example in their discussion of the emergent property problem, and suggest two ways that the

Sonja Müller

structure ( forms ) and conversational usages ( uses ) are conventionally related, the authors speak of sentence types . In English, such a sentence type is the yes-no question e.g. On the one hand, it has a certain form (verb-subject order, final rising intonation (cf. (17)). On the other hand, it is

Yan Huang

John smokes R/I-implicates that John smokes cigarettes. But according to Blutner (forthcoming), in Amsterdam, it may implicate that John smokes joints (cigarettes containing marijuana). Th is indicates that an R/I-implicated nar- rowing is also subject to cultural factors. 132 Y. Huang

Laurence Horn

-Hamiltonian John Stuart Mill, the delimiting of some is subject both to the vagaries of context and speech level and to the speaker’s epistemic state (as signaled by the added emphases below): Th ere are three ways in which one extent may be related to another …: complete inclusion, partial inclusion with partial

Bruce Fraser

. Th ere are adverbial DMs which occur in medial but not fi nal position, and vice versa as (17a-b) show, although if the segment subjects are the same, as in (17c), the DM may not occur in segment-medial position. 5 (17) a. Th e trip was tiring. Despite that , he ( *despite that ) remained cheerful