PART I. THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS. Pragmatics through the Prism of Society
How can Intercultural Pragmatics bring in some new Insight into Pragmatics Theories?
Critical Discourse Analysis: Definition, Approaches, Relation to Pragmatics, Critique and Trends
Pronouns and Pragmatics
Pragmatic Disorders and Social Functioning: a Lifespan Perspective
The Dialogic Principle Revisited, Speech Acts and Mental States
Philosophy and Psychoanalysis. Wittgenstein, on «language-games» and Ethics
The Individual and the Social Path of Interpretation: The Case of Incomplete Disjunctive Questions
Discourse and Racism
Discourse Markers in Oral Narratives
Propositional Attitudes and Cultural Scripts
Modular, Cellular, Integral: A Pragmatic Elephant?
What can Pragmatics Learn from the Law?
PART II. LINGUISTICS AND PRAGMATICS. A Benchmark for Politeness
Reconstructing Argumentative Discourse with the Help of Speech Act Conditions
Presupposition as Argumentative Reasoning
Adpositions, Deixis, and Anti-Deixis
Transparency and Context in Legal Communication: Pragmatics and Legal Interpretation.-Conversational Implicatures in Normative Texts
PART III. DISCOURSE. Cultural Analysis of Discourse
Transcription as Second-order Entextualizations: The Challenge of Heteroglossia
“Porque in Spanish Oral Narratives: Semantic porque, (meta) Pragmatic porque or Both?”
Argumentation and Connectives
The Origin of Reason through an Outline of the Genealogy of Language in the Light of Homonymity, Analogy and Metaphor
PART IV. THE PRAGMATICS OF UTTERANCE. Joint Utterances and the (Split-) Turn Taking Puzzle
The Metapragmatics of Direct Utterances
Exclamatives, Embedding and Grounded Belief
An Assessment of the Negative and Positive Aspects of Stereotypes and the Derogatory and Non-Derogatory Uses of Slurs
PART V. CULTURAL PERSPECTIVES. A Critical Look at the Description of Speech Acts
The Pragmatics of ‘can’ in Singapore Mandarin
Collectivism and Coercion: The Social Practice of ‘sharing’ and Distinctive uses of the Verb ‘share’ in Contemporary Singapore
Emotional Feelings as a Form of Evidence: A Case Study of Visceral Evidentiality in Mormon Culture
Rituals of Death as Staged Communicative Acts and Pragmemes
Twenty-seven Views of Language Socialization.