Publications

Authored books


Semantics, Pragmatics, Philosophy: A Journey Through Meaning

2023. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Meaning in Linguistic Interaction: Semantics, Metasemantics, Philosophy of Language. 2016. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Revised pb edition 2018. Chinese translation Sichuan University Press 2019. 

Representing Time: An Essay on Temporality as Modality. 2009. Hb & pb. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 

Default Semantics: Foundations of a Compositional Theory of Acts of Communication. 2005. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Revised pb edition 2007. 

Semantics and Pragmatics: Meaning in Language and Discourse. 2002. London: Longman. Reprinted by Peking University Press 2004. 

Edited and co-authored books


In press. Understanding Human Time. For Oxford Studies of Time in Language and Thought. Oxford: Oxford University Press.


2018. Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals. Oxford: Oxford University Press (co-edited with M. Huang). 

2013. Time: Language, Cognition and Reality. Oxford: Oxford University Press (co-edited with L. de Saussure). 

2012. Space and Time in Languages and Cultures: Linguistic Diversity. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins (co-edited with L. Filipović). 

2012. Space and Time in Languages and Cultures: Language, Culture and Cognition. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins (co-edited with L. Filipović). 

2012. The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press (co-edited with K. Allan). Pb 2017.

2011. Salience and Defaults in Utterance Processing. Mouton Studies in Pragmatics series, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter (co-edited with K. Allan). 

2003. Meaning through Language Contrast (2 volumes), Amsterdam: J. Benjamins (co-edited with K. Turner). 

2002. Conceptual Contours at the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface, Special issue of Journal of Pragmatics 34 (co-edited with K. Turner). 

2000. The Pragmatics of Propositional Attitude Reports. Oxford: Elsevier Science. 

1996. Contrastive Semantics and Pragmatics (2 volumes), Oxford: Elsevier Science. Also published as vol. 18, issues 1-2 & 3-4 of Language Sciences (co-edited with K. Turner). 

Articles


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List of Articles


Review articles


Book reviews


Updated 6 February 2023