Towards a Pragmatically Based Theory of Meaning

  • Petr Sgall
Part of the Texts and Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy book series (SLAP, volume 10)


In the context of our conference, my contribution will probably seem to be a little bit old fashioned, since it is not directly based on an analysis of speech acts. I am afraid, however, that the relationships between speech act theory and semantics are still to be studied from the viewpoint of ‘classical’ semantics also.


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  • Petr Sgall
    • 1
  1. 1.PragueUSA

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