Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Mark Jary
    Pages 1-5
  3. Mark Jary
    Pages 6-31
  4. Mark Jary
    Pages 32-51
  5. Mark Jary
    Pages 52-83
  6. Mark Jary
    Pages 84-104
  7. Mark Jary
    Pages 105-128
  8. Mark Jary
    Pages 129-149
  9. Mark Jary
    Pages 150-195
  10. Mark Jary
    Pages 196-198
  11. Back Matter
    Pages 199-224

About this book

Introduction

Assertion is a term frequently used in linguistics and philosophy but rarely defined. This in-depth study surveys and synthesizes a range of philosophical, linguistic and psychological literature on the topic, and then presents a detailed account of the cognitive processes involved in the interpretation of assertions.

Keywords

English literature interpret knowledge linguistics literature philosophy

Authors and affiliations

  • Mark┬áJary
    • 1
  1. 1.Roehampton UniversityLondonUK

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1057/9780230274617
  • Copyright Information Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2010
  • Publisher Name Palgrave Macmillan, London
  • eBook Packages Palgrave Language & Linguistics Collection
  • Print ISBN 978-1-349-36503-6
  • Online ISBN 978-0-230-27461-7
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