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By Gerhard Preyer,Georg Peter

Fifteen especially written papers research the ways that the content material of what we are saying depends at the context within which we are saying it. on the centre of the present debate in this topic is Cappelen and Lepore's declare that context-sensitivity in language is healthier captured through a mix of semantic minimalism and speech act pluralism. utilizing this idea as their place to begin, the members to this quantity improve quite a few diverse perspectives in regards to the function of context in verbal exchange, and show its wide-ranging implications for all concerns within the philosophy of language and linguistics.

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