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By Rita Finkbeiner, Jörg Meibauer, Petra B. Schumacher

Context is a center proposal of linguistic idea. besides the fact that, whereas there are lots of makes an attempt at explaining unmarried elements of the proposal of context, those makes an attempt are particularly diversified and don't simply converge to a unified idea of context. the current multi-faceted selection of papers reconsiders the concept of context and its demanding situations for linguistics from diverse theoretical and empirical angles. half I deals insights right into a wide selection of present techniques to context, together with theoretical pragmatics, neurolinguistics, scientific pragmatics, interactional linguistics, and psycholinguistics. half II provides new empirical findings at the position of context from case experiences on idioms, unarticulated materials, argument linking, and numerically-quantified expressions. Bringing jointly assorted theoretical frameworks, the quantity presents thought-provoking discussions of ways the inspiration of context may be understood, modeled, and applied in linguistics. it's crucial for researchers drawn to theoretical and utilized linguistics, the semantics/pragmatics interface, and experimental pragmatics.

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