Publication details [#4370]

Harnish, Robert M. and Ann K. Farmer. 1984. Pragmatics and the modularity of the linguistic system. Lingua 63 : 255–277.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Person as a subject


An outline of a modular theory of the linguistic system including a pragmatic component, an attempt to relate this theory to Chomsky's and Fodor's conceptions of modularity, and an exploration of two consequences of the proposed theory for an account of English.