Charles Morris

Susan Petrilli

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Pragmatics is defined by the American philosopher Charles Morris (Denver, Colorado, 1901–Gainesville, Florida, 1979) as the study of the pragmatical dimension of semiosis, i.e. of the relations of signs and interpreters. As we shall see below, this dimension is one of three, the other two being the syntactical and the semantical.

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