The main argument of this book is that the tion of truth plays role in speaker-hearers' interpretation of linguistic utterances and that it is t needed for theoretical accounts of linguistic meaning either. The theoretical argument is developed in the first part, while the second part supports it with cognitive relevance-theoretic, rather than truth-based, analyses of the 'concessive' expressions but, although and even if .
CORINNE ITEN completed her PhD at University College London. She has since held post-doctoral positions at UCL and Carleton University, Ottawa.
Date of Publication
Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics, Language & Cognition
Place of Publication
Country of Publication
Anne Bezuidenhout, Deirdre Wilson, Francesca Happe, Francois Recanati, Kent Bach, Richard Breheny, Sam Glucksberg