|Concepts of Meaning|
Framing an Integrated Theory of Linguistic Behavior
2003, 290 S, Gb, (Springer)
Concepts of Meaning includes contributions from well-known philosophers of language and semanticistS It is a useful collection for students in philosophy of language, semantics and epistemology. This work discusses new research in semantics, theory of truth, philosophy of language and theory of communication from a trans-disciplinary perspective. An integrated theory of linguistic behavior should provide a framework to make behavior intelligible. This work addresses issues such as sentence meaning, utterance meaning, speaker's intention and reference, linguistic context, circumstances and background theorieS Readers will learn that interpretation is a result of a complex pattern.