Publication details [#55229]

Gil, José María. 2011. Relevance theory and unintended transmission of information. Intercultural Pragmatics 8 (1) : 1–40.
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De Gruyter


This study argues that Relevance Theory has overrated the importance of intention in research on verbal interaction, thus inconveniently restricting the study of language use. It is suggested that neurocognitive linguistics allows us to address verbal interaction in broader and more realistic terms.