Über den Autor
Gunter Senft is senior investigator at the MPI for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen and extraordinary professor of general linguistics at the University of Cologne. His main research interests include Austronesian and Papuan languages, anthropological linguistics, pragmatics, and semantics.
1. Pragmatics and Philosophy: Speech Act Theory and the Theory of Conversational Implicature 2. Pragmatics and Psychology: Deictic reference and Gesture 3. Pragmatics and Human Ethology: Biological foundations of communicative behaviour 4. Pragmatics and Ethnology: The interface of language, culture and cognition 5. Pragmatics and Sociology: Everyday social interaction 6. Pragmatics and Politics: Language, social class, ethnicity and education and linguistic ideologies 7. Understanding Pragmatics: Summary and Outlook
An accessible yet authoritative introduction to linguistic pragmatics using a cross-linguistic approach.