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On the Distinctions between Semantics and Pragmatics

  • Jens Allwood
Part of the Synthese Language Library book series (SLAP, volume 13)

Abstract

The trichotomy of syntax, semantics and pragmatics is one of the most popular ways of subdividing the study of human languages. It was originally suggested by Charles Morris in Morris (1938) and later again in a revised form in Morris (1946).

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Natural Language Truth Condition Formal Semantic Linguistic Expression Literal Meaning 
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  • Jens Allwood

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