Courses Catalogue

Semantics And Pragmatics

ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Linguistics, Masters
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Elective
PROGRAMME TYPE: Postgraduate

Required Readings

Bach, K. (2001). You don't say. Synthese128: 15 - 44.

Cappelen, H. & Ernie, L. (2005). Insensitive Semantics. Oxford: Blackwell.

Carston, R. (2002) Thoughts and Utterances.Oyford: Blackwell.

Chapman, S. (2011). Pragmatics. Palgrave Modern Linguistics.

Cruse, A. (2011).Meaning in language: an introduction to semantics and

pragmatics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Cummings, L. (2005). Pragmatics--A Multidisciplinary Perspective. Edinburgh:

Edinburgh University Press.

Feist, M. I. (2008).Space between languages.Cognitive science, 32(7) :1177-

1199, 2008.

Grice, P. (1957). Meaning.In P. Grice.Studies in the Way of Words. Cambridge,

MA: Harvard University Press, 1989, pp. 213 - 223. Gutierrez-Rexach, J. (2003). Semantics—Critical Concepts in Linguistics. London:


Hamm, F. & Thomas, E. Z. (2002). Semantics. Hamburg: Helmut BuskeVerlagGmbh.

Hurford, James R., Brendan Heasley& Michael B. Smith (2007). Semantics - A

Course Book. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

King, J. (2003). Tense, modality and semantic values. In J, Hawthorne & D,

Zimmerman (eds). Philosophical perspectives, philosophy of language, pp.


Levinson, Steven, C 2000: Presumptive meaning: The theory of Generalised

ConversationalImplicature. Cambridge MA:MIT Press

Lobner, S. (2002). Understanding semantics. London, UK: Arnold Publishers.

original edition published 1997.]

Peccei, Jean Stilwell (1999) Pragmatics. London: Routledge

Recanati, F. (2002). Does linguistic communication rest on inference? Mind and Sense, 17: 105-126

Riemer, N. (2010). Introducing Semantics. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Saeed, J. I. (2003). Semantics. Oxford: Blackwell.

Soames, S. (2002). Beyond rigidity. Oxford:OxfordUniversityPress.

Stanley, J. (2000). Context and logical form. Linguistics and Philosophy, 23:391-

Yule, G. (2004). Pragmatics, Oxford: Oxford University Press.