Seduction, Community, Speech

A Festschrift for Herman Parret

ORCID logoFrank Brisard | University of Antwerp
ORCID logoMichael Meeuwis | University of Ghent
Bart Vandenabeele | University of Ghent
ISBN 9789027253705 (Eur) | EUR 95.00
ISBN 9781588115577 (USA) | USD 143.00
ISBN 9789027294890 | EUR 95.00 | USD 143.00
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This volume unites various contributions reflecting the intellectual interests exhibited by Professor Herman Parret (Institute of Philosophy, Leuven), who has continued to observe, and often critically assess, ongoing developments in pragmatics throughout his career. In fact, Parret’s contributions to philosophical and empirical/linguistic pragmatics present substantive proposals in the epistemics of communication, while simultaneously offering meta-comments on the ideological premises of extant pragmatic analyses. In a lengthy introduction, an overview is provided of his achievements in promoting an integrated, “maximalist” pragmatics, as well as of the links between his own work in philosophy of language and in semiotics and aesthetics. The remaining 12 essays address relevant pragmatic themes or look into the relation between pragmatics and neighboring disciplines. They deal with grammatical deixis (Brisard, Ikegami) and mood (van der Auwera & Schalley), performativity (Harnish, Holdcroft), speech-act types and their praxeological dimensions (Roulet, Van Overbeke), Wittgensteinian language games (Marques, Parisi), cultural and intercultural identities (Vandenabeele, Verschueren), and the visual arts (Wildgen).
[Pragmatics & Beyond New Series, 127] 2004.  vi, 202 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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CF: Linguistics

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LAN009000: LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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U.S. Library of Congress Control Number:  2004057692 | Marc record