Certainty-uncertainty – and the Attitudinal Space in Between

Sibilla Cantarini | University of Verona
Werner Abraham | University of Vienna & Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich
Elisabeth Leiss | Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich
ISBN 9789027259301 | EUR 99.00 | USD 149.00
ISBN 9789027269140 | EUR 99.00 | USD 149.00
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The selected papers of this volume cover five main topics, namely ‘Certainty: The conceptual differential’; ‘(Un)Certainty as attitudinality’; ‘Dialogical exchange and speech acts’; ‘Onomasiology’; and ‘Applications in exegesis and religious discourse’. By examining the general theme of the communication of certainty and uncertainty from different scientific fields, theoretical approaches and perspectives, this compendium of state-of-the-art research papers provides both an interdisciplinary comparison of the latest investigations, methods and findings, and new advances and theoretical insights with a common focus on human communication.
[Studies in Language Companion Series, 165]  2014.  x, 365 pp.
Publishing status: Available
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BIC Subject: CFG – Semantics, Pragmatics, Discourse Analysis
BISAC Subject: LAN009000 – LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
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