Publications

Monographs


            • In progress. Time for Time.


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. Second edition under contract with Cambridge University Press.

Books edited and co-authored


        • In progress. Human Time, Human Destiny. For Oxford Studies of Time in Language and Thought. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
        • In progress. Philosophical Pragmatics: Challenges for the 21st Century. Special Issue of Journal of Pragmatics (with M. Sbisa).

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


Links to pre-prints of my papers are now available on my Academia site.


List of Articles

  • In progress. 'Functional propositions: An inquiry in philosophical semantics and pragmatics'.
  • Submitted. 'Human imprints of real time: From semantics to metaphysics'.
  • Submitted. 'Time, metarepresentation, and metaindexicality: A neo-Whorfian approach'.
  • In press. 'Metasemantics and metapragmatics: Philosophical foundations of meaning'. In: P. Stalmaszczyk (ed.). The Cambridge Handbook of Philosophy of Language. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • In press. 'Pragmatics and grammar as sources of temporal ordering in discourse: The case of and', with R. Sileo. In: F. Macagno and A. Capone (eds). Inquiries in Philosophical Pragmatics. Cham: Springer.
  • 2019. 'Rethinking being Gricean: New challenges for metapragmatics'. Journal of Pragmatics 145. 15-24. Special Issue 'Quo Vadis, Pragmatics?'.
  • 2018. 'Pragmatics and philosophy: In search of a paradigm'. Intercultural Pragmatics 15. 131-159. Special Issue 'Pragmatics and Philosophy'.
  • 2018. 'Time, perspective and semantic representation'. Language and Cognition 10. 26-55.
  • 2018. 'Pragmatic indexicals'. In: M. Huang and K. M. Jaszczolt (eds). Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 260-286.
  • 2018. 'Expressing the Self: From types of de se to speech-act types', with M. Witek. In: M. Huang and K. M. Jaszczolt (eds). Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 187-221.
  • 2018. 'Introduction: The self in language, in thought, and en route in between'. In: M. Huang and K. M. Jaszczolt (eds). Expressing the Self: Cultural Diversity and Cognitive Universals. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 1-9.
  • 2018. 'Representing utterance meaning: In search of a proposition'. In: L. Bogucki and P. Cap (eds). Explorations in Language and Linguistics. Berlin: Peter Lang. 83-104.
  • 2017. 'Monsters and I: The case of mixed quotation', with M. Huang. In: P. Saka and M. Johnson (eds). The Semantics and Pragmatics of Quotation. Cham: Springer. 357-382.
  • 2017. 'The true provenance of self-reference: A case for salience-based contextualism'. In: R. Giora and M. Haugh (eds). Doing Pragmatics Interculturally: Cognitive, Philosophical, and Sociopragmatic Perspectives. Berlin: Mouton De Gruyter. 175-191.
  • 2017. 'Temporal reference'. In: A. Barron, Y. Gu and G. Steen (eds). The Routledge Handbook of Pragmatics. London: Routledge. 227-240.
  • 2017. 'Slippery meaning and accountability'. In: F. Poggi and A. Capone (eds) Pragmatics and Law. Dordrecht: Springer. 3-22.
  • 2016. 'Towards a pragmatic category of conditionals', with C.-H. Elder. Journal of Pragmatics 98. 36-53.
  • 2016. 'On imaginative imagination and conventional conventions: A response to Lepore and Stone'. Polish Journal of Philosophy 10. 89-98..
  • 2016. 'Temporal reference without the concept of time?' In: B. Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk (ed.). Conceptualizations of Time. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins. 3-24.
  • 2016. 'Kontekstualizm a minimalizm semantyczny'. In: J. Odrowąż-Sypniewska (ed.). Przewodnik po filozofii języka. Kraków: Wydawnictwo WAM. 473-500.
  • 2015. 'Contextualism'. In: K. Jungbluth and F. Da Milano (eds). Manual of Deixis in Romance Languages. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 407-424.
  • 2015. 'The individual and the social path of interpretation: The case of incomplete disjunctive questions', with E. Savva and M. Haugh. In: J. L. Mey and A. Capone (eds). Interdisciplinary Studies in Pragmatics, Culture and Society. Dordrecht: Springer. 251-283.
  • 2015. 'Linguistics and philosophy'. In: K. Allan (ed.). Routledge Handbook of Linguistics. London: Routledge. 516-531.
  • 2014. 'Delimiting lexical semantics: A radical contextualist view'. In: K. Burridge and R. Benczes (eds). Wrestling with Words and Meanings: Essays in Honour of Keith Allan. Monash: Monash University Publishing. 359-380.
  • 2013. 'Contextualism and minimalism on de se belief ascription'. In: N. Feit and A. Capone (eds). Attitudes De Se: Linguistics, Epistemology, Metaphysics. Stanford: CSLI Publications. 69-103.
  • 2013. 'Temporality and epistemic commitment: An unresolved question'. In: K. Jaszczolt and L. de Saussure (eds). Time: Language, Cognition, and Reality. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 193-209.
  • 2013. 'First-person reference in discourse: Aims and strategies'. Journal of Pragmatics 48. 57-70.
  • 2012/2019. 'Semantics/pragmatics boundary disputes'. In: C. Maienborn, K. von Heusinger and P. Portner (eds). Semantics: An International Handbook of Natural Language Meaning. Vol. 3. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 2333-2360. Paperback edition 2019.
  • 2012. ' 'Pragmaticising' Kaplan: Flexible inferential bases and fluid characters'. Australian Journal of Linguistics 32. 209-237.
  • 2012. 'Context: Gricean intentions vs. two-dimensitonal semantics'. In: R. Finkbeiner, J. Meibauer and P. B. Schumacher (eds). What is Context? Linguistic Approaches and Challenges. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 81-103.
  • 2012. 'Delimitation of pragmatics: Paradigms, myths and fashions. A Response to Bara'. Intercultural Pragmatics 9. 103-112.
  • 2012. 'Cross-linguistic differences in expressing time and universal principles of utterance interpretation'. In: L. Filipović and K. M. Jaszczolt (eds). Space and Time in Languages and Cultures: Linguistic Diversity. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins. 95-121.
  • 2012. 'Linguistic diversity in the spatio-temporal domain', with L. Filipović. Editorial introduction to Space and Time in Languages and Cultures: Linguistic Diversity. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins. 1-11.
  • 2012. 'Linguistic, cultural and cognitive approaches to space and time', with L. Filipović. Editorial introduction to Space and Time in Languages and Cultures: Language, Culture and Cognition. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins. 1-11.
  • 2012. 'Propositional attitude reports: pragmatic aspects'. In: K. Allan and K. M. Jaszczolt (eds). The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 305-327.
  • 2012. 'Intentions and intentionality', with M. Haugh. In: K. Allan and K. M. Jaszczolt (eds). The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 87-112.
  • 2012. 'Introduction: Pragmatic objects and pragmatic methods', with K. Allan. In: K. Allan and K. M. Jaszczolt (eds). The Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. 1-20.
  • 2011. 'Communicating about the past through modality in English and Thai', with J. Srioutai. In: A. Patard and F. Brisard (eds). Cognitive Approaches to Tense, Aspect and Epistemic Modality. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins. 249-278.
  • 2011. 'Default meanings, salient meanings, and automatic processing'. In: K. M. Jaszczolt and K. Allan (eds). Salience and Defaults in Utterance Processing. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 11-33.
  • 2011. Editorial Introduction to Salience and Defaults in Utterance Processing, with K. Allan. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 1-10.
  • 2011. 'Time as degrees of epistemic commitment'. In: P. Stalmaszczyk (ed.). Turning Points in the Philosophy of Language and Linguistics. Frankfurt: Peter Lang. 19-34. Translated as 'Le temps comme degrés d’engagement épistémique’ in: P. Morency (ed.). 2011. Temps, discours, argumentation. Travaux Neuchâtelois de Linguistique 51. 97-113.
  • 2010. 'Situated temporal reference: A case for compositional pragmatics'. Journal of Pragmatics 42. 2898-2909.
  • 2010. 'Default Semantics'. In: B. Heine and H. Narrog (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Linguistic Analysis. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 193-221.
  • 2010. 'Semantics-pragmatics interface'. In: L. Cummings (ed.), The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia. London: Routledge. 458-462.
  • 2010. 'Propositional attitudes'. In: L. Cummings (ed.), The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia. London: Routledge. 388-389.
  • 2010. 'Intentionality'. In: L. Cummings (ed.), The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia. London: Routledge. 256-257.
  • 2010. 'Defaults in utterance interpretation'. In: L. Cummings (ed.), The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia. London: Routledge. 123-124.
  • 2010. 'Post-Gricean pragmatics'. In: L. Cummings (ed.), The Routledge Pragmatics Encyclopedia. London: Routledge. 362-364.
  • 2009. 'Cancellability and the primary/secondary meaning distinction'. Intercultural Pragmatics 6. 259-289.
  • 2009. 'Pragmatic compositionality, syntactic direction principle, and the contextualism/minimalism debate'. In: J. M. Larrazabal and L. Zubeldia (eds). Meaning, Content and Argument. Bilbao: University of the Basque Country Press. 347-364.
  • 2009. 'Storm in a teacup: What exactly are default interpretations?' In: B. Fraser and K. Turner (eds). Language in Life, and a Life in Language: Jacob Mey -- A Festschrift. London: Emerald. 213-222.
  • 2009. 'Where cognitive and truth-conditional semantics meet: The case of concept shift'. In: W. Oleksy and P. Stalmaszczyk (eds). Cognitive Approaches to Language and Linguistic Data. Berlin: Peter Lang. 205-223.
  • 2009/2012. 'Varieties of defaults'. Belgrade English Language and Literature Studies 1. 35-68. Reprinted in: A. Kasher (ed.). 2012. Pragmatics II: Critical Concepts in Linguistics. Vol. 3. London: Routledge. 121-151.
  • 2008/2012. 'Psychological explanations in Gricean pragmatics: An argument from cultural common ground'. In: I. Kecskes and J. Mey (eds). Intentions, Common Ground, and the Egocentric Speaker-Hearer. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 9-44. Reprinted in: A. Kasher (ed.). 2012. Pragmatics II: Critical Concepts in Linguistics. Vol. 5. London: Routledge. 155-185.
  • 2008. 'The modal supervenience of the concept of time'. In: A. Hieke and H. Leitgeb (eds). Beiträge der Österreichischen Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft. Vol. XVI. Kirchberg am Wechsel: Österreichische Ludwig Wittgenstein Gesellschaft. 153-155.
  • 2007. 'Future time reference: Truth-conditional pragmatics or semantics of acts of communication?'. In: L. de Saussure, J. Moeschler and G. Puskas (eds). Recent Advances in the Syntax and Semantics of Tense, Aspect and Modality. Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 193-208.
  • 2007. 'Variadic function and pragmatics-rich representations of belief reports'. Journal of Pragmatics 39. 934-959.
  • 2007/2016. 'The syntax-pragmatics merger: Default Semantics for belief reports'. Pragmatics and Cognition 15. 41-64. Revised edition reprinted in: A. Capone, F. Kiefer & F. Lo Piparo (eds). Indirect Reports and Pragmatics: Interdisciplinary Studies. Dordrecht: Springer. 383-404.
  • 2007. 'On being post-Gricean'. In: R. A. Nilsen, N. A. A. Amfo and K. Borthen (eds). Interpreting Utterances: Pragmatics and Its Interfaces. Oslo: Novus. 21-38.
  • 2006. 'Default meanings'. Journal of Foreign Languages 5. 2-17.
  • 2006/2010/2014/2018. 'Defaults in semantics and pragmatics'. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, ed. E. N. Zalta. Revised editions.
  • 2006. 'Meaning merger: Pragmatic inference, defaults, and compositionality'. Intercultural Pragmatics 3. 195-212.
  • 2006. 'Futurity in Default Semantics'. In: K. von Heusinger and K. Turner (eds). Where Semantics Meets Pragmatics. Oxford: Elsevier. 471-492.
  • 2006. 'Pomiedzy semantyka a pragmatyka'. In: P. Stalmaszczyk (ed.). Metodologie jezykoznawstwa: podstawy teoretyczne. Łódź: Wydawnictwo Uniwersytetu Łódzkiego. 131-154.
  • 2006. 'Default interpretations'. In: J. O. Östman and J. Verschueren (eds). Handbook of Pragmatics Online. Vol. 10.
  • 2006. 'Propositional attitudes'. In: Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd edition, ed. K. Brown. Oxford: Elsevier. Vol. 10. 158-162.
  • 2006. 'Default Semantics'. In: Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd edition, ed. K. Brown. Oxford: Elsevier. Vol. 3. 388-392.
  • 2006. 'Constraint, pragmatic'. In: Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics, 2nd edition, ed. K. Brown. Oxford: Elsevier. Vol. 3. 72-73.
  • 2003/2005. 'Prolegomena to Default Semantics'. In: S. Marmaridou, K. Nikiforidou and E. Antonopoulou (eds). 2005. Reviewing Linguistic Thought: Converging Trends for the 21st Century. Berlin: Mouton. 107-142. Also in Research in Language 2 (2003). 7-31.
  • 2003. 'The modality of the future: A Default-Semantics account'. In: P. Dekker and R. van Rooy (eds). Proceedings of the 14th Amsterdam Colloquium. ILLC, University of Amsterdam. 43-48.
  • 2003. 'On translating what is said: tertium comparationis in contrastive semantics and pragmatics'. In: K. M. Jaszczolt and K. Turner (eds). Meaning through Language Contrast. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins. Vol. 2. 441-462.
  • 2003. Editorial introduction to K. M. Jaszczolt and K. Turner (eds). Meaning through Language Contrast. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins. Vol. 1. 1-2.
  • 2002. 'Against ambiguity and underspecification: Evidence from presupposition as anaphora'. Journal of Pragmatics 34. 829-849.
  • 2001. 'Referring expressions: A unified approach'. Journal of Foreign Languages 2. 1-22.
  • 2000. 'The default-based context-dependence of belief reports'. In: K. M. Jaszczolt (ed.). The Pragmatics of Propositional Attitude Reports. Oxford: Elsevier Science. 169-185.
  • 2000. 'Attitudes in discourse: The state of the art'. Introduction to K. M. Jaszczolt (ed). The Pragmatics of Propositional Attitude Reports. Oxford: Elsevier Science. 1-12.
  • 1999. 'Default semantics, pragmatics, and intentions'. In: K. Turner (ed.). The Semantics/Pragmatics Interface form Different Points of View. Oxford: Elsevier Science. 199-232.
  • 1999. 'The semantics-pragmatics interface: evidence from definite descriptions'. In: J. Verschueren (ed.). Pragmatics in 1998: Selected Papers from the 6th International Pragmatics Conference. Antwerp: International Pragmatics Association. Vol. 2. 276-289.
  • 1998. 'Discourse about beliefs'. Theoretical Linguistics 24. 1-28.
  • 1998. 'Referring in discourse: referential intention and the taking for granted principle'. Journal of Literary Semantics 27. 96-109.
  • 1998. 'Reports on beliefs: default interpretations and default intentions'. Journal of Literary Semantics 27. 31-42.
  • 1998. 'Referring expressions: intensionality and intentionality'. In: B. Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk (ed.). Lexical Semantics, Cognition, and Philosophy. Lodz: Lodz University Press. 175-191.
  • 1997. 'The Default De Re Principle for the interpretation of belief utterances'. Journal of Pragmatics 28. 315-336.
  • 1996. 'Relevance and infinity: implications for discourse interpretation'. Journal of Pragmatics 25. 703-722.
  • 1996. 'Reported speech, vehicles of thought, and the horizon'. Lingua e Stile 31. 113-133.
  • 1996. 'The Default De Re Principle'. In: B. Endres-Niggemeyer and C. Inchaurralde (eds). The Cognitive Level: Language and Mind Modelized. Duisburg: L.A.U.D, Series B. 61-77.
  • 1996. Introduction to K. M. Jaszczolt & K. Turner (eds). Contrastive Semantics and Pragmatics. Oxford: Elsevier Science. 1-17. Also published as a special issue of Language Sciences, vol. 18.1-2 and 18.3-4.
  • 1995. 'Relevance and infinity'. In: E. Fava (ed.). Speech Acts and Linguistic Research: Proceedings of the Workshop, July 15-17, 1994. Center for Cognitive Science, SUNY at Buffalo, USA. Padova: Edizioni Nemo. 21-36.
  • 1995. 'Expressions of belief and belief ascription'. Folia Linguistica 33. Acta Universitatis Lodziensis. 101-117.
  • 1995. 'Typology of Contrastive Studies: Specialisation, progress, and applications'. Language Teaching 28. 1-15.
  • 1995/2012. 'Contrastive analysis'. In: J. Verschueren, J.-O. Östman and J. Blommaert (eds). Handbook of Pragmatics: Manual. Amsterdam: J. Benjamins. 561-565. Revised version reprinted in J.-O. Östman and J. Verschueren (eds). 2012. Pragmatics in Practice. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 111-117.
  • 1993. 'De re/de dicto: A semantics of belief sentences'. Papers and Studies in Contrastive Linguistics 28. 39-64.
  • 1989. 'Linguistics: accumulation or revolutions?'. Folia Linguistica 21. Acta Universitatis Lodziensis. 89-111.

Review articles


  • 1998. The Year's Work in English Studies 77. Oxford: Blackwell. Section 1.1. English Language: General. 1-13.
  • 1997. The Year's Work in English Studies 76. Oxford: B. Blackwell. Section 1.1. English Language: General. 1-11.
  • 1996. The Year's Work in English Studies 75. Oxford: B. Backwell. Section 1.1. English Language: General. 1-8.
  • 1995. The Year's Work in English Studies 74. Oxford: B. Blackwell. Section 1.1. English Language: General. 1-9.

Book reviews


  • 2009. I. Kecskes and L. Horn, 2007, Explorations in Pragmatics. Multilingua 28. 462-471.
  • 2005. E. Borg, 2004, Minimal Semantics. Journal of Linguistics 41. 637-642.
  • 2003. J. Nuyts, 2001, Epistemic Modality, Language, and Conceptualization. Journal of Pragmatics 35. 657-663.
  • 2001. P. Bosch and R. van der Sandt, 1999, Focus: Linguistic, Cognitive, and Computational Perspectives. Journal of Pragmatics 33. 1651-1663.
  • 1998. M. Platts, 1997, Ways of Meaning: An Introduction to a Philosophy of Language. Language 74. 856-860.
  • 1997. G. Brown, 1995, Speakers, Listeners and Communication. Language 73. 622-626.
  • 1997. W. de Mulder, 1994, Demonstratives and Intentionality. Studies in Language 21. 472-477.
  • 1996. J. Fodor, 1994, The Elm and the Expert. Language 71. 820-823.
  • 1996. S. L. Tsohatzidis (ed.), 1994, Foundations of Speech Act Theory. Journal of Pragmatics 25. 593-599.
  • 1995. T. Taylor, 1992, Mutual Misunderstanding. Language 71. 212-213.
  • 1995. R. Schreuder and B. Weltens (eds), 1993, The Bilingual Lexicon. Studies in Language 19. 563-569.
  • 1995. U. Ricken, 1994, Linguistics, Anthropology and Philosophy in the French Enlightenment. Henry Sweet Society Newsletter 24. 15-18.
  • 1995. L. Formigari, 1993, Signs, Science, and Politics. Philosophies of Language in Europe 1700-1830. Journal of Pragmatics 23. 455-467.
  • 1994. B. Comrie and G. Corbett (eds), 1993, The Slavonic Languages. IRAL 32. 244-246.

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