List of John Benjamins publications for which Tim Wharton plays a role.
Before meaning: Creature construction, sea-sponges, lizards and Humean projection Beyond Meaning, Ifantidou, Elly, Louis de Saussure and Tim Wharton (eds.), pp. 177–1982021
This chapter retraces Grice’s thought experiment on ‘creature construction’ (Grice 1975a), which attempts to show how complex psychological processes can be shown to emerge from less complex behaviours. Beginning with simple organisms, Grice’s experiment explores examines how an organism’s… read more | Chapter
Relevance: Communication and cognition and…? New Developments in Relevance Theory, Padilla Cruz, Manuel and Agnieszka Piskorska (eds.), pp. 321–3462021
Deirdre Wilson (2018) provides a reflective overview of a volume devoted to the historic application of relevance-theoretic ideas to literary studies. She maintains a view argued elsewhere that the putative non-propositional nature of (among other things) literary effects are an illusion, a view… read more | Article
Review of Dessalles (): Why We Talk: The Evolutionary Origins of Language Interaction Studies 10:1, pp. 101–1052009
Historically, interjections have been treated in two different ways: as part of language, or as non-words signifying feelings or states of mind. In this paper, I assess the relative strengths and weaknesses of two contemporary approaches that reflect the historical dichotomy, and suggest a new… read more | Article