Optimality Theory and Pragmatics (Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics) (Paperback)

Optimality Theory and Pragmatics (Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics) By Reinhard Blutner, H. Zeevat (Editor), Anne Bezuidenhout Cover Image
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Ten leading scholars provide exacting research results and a reliable and accessible introduction to the new field of optimality theoretic pragmatics. The book includes a general introduction that overviews the foundations of this new research paradigm. The book is intended to satisfy the needs of students and professional researchers interested in pragmatics and optimality theory, and will be of particular interest to those exploring the interfaces of formal pragmatics with grammar, semantics, philosophy of language, information theory and cognitive psychology.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781349507641
ISBN-10: 1349507644
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: December 19th, 2003
Pages: 304
Language: English
Series: Palgrave Studies in Pragmatics