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- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2008; US$ 158.00
The volume deals with the relationship between dialogue and rhetoric. The actual state of the art in dialogue analysis is characterized by a tendency to overcome the distinction between competence and performance and to combine components from both sides of the dichotomy, in a way which includes rules as well as inferences. The same is true of rhetoric:... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2004; US$ 158.00
This volume contains a selection of papers given at the European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshop on ?Emotion in Dialogic Interaction? at the University of Münster in October 2002. In the literature, the complex network of ?emotion in dialogic interaction? is mostly addressed by reducing the complex and separating emotions or defining them by... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2010; US$ 143.00
The ?Mixed Game Model? represents a holistic theory of dialogue which starts from human beings? competence-in-performance and describes how language is integrated in a general theory of human action and behaviour. Human beings are able to adapt to changing conditions and to pursue their interests by the integrated use of various communicative means,... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 1998; US$ 165.00
Contrastive lexical semantics was the main topic of an International Workshop at the University of Münster in May, 1997. It was addressed from different perspectives, from the pragmatic perspective of a corpus-oriented approach as well as from the model-oriented perspective of sign theoretic linguistics. Whereas the rule-governed model-oriented... more...
- De Gruyter 1978; US$ 126.00
A revision of the author's thesis, Teubingen, 1975, presented under the title: Die Zuordnung von Ausdruck und Inhalt bei nicht-lexikalischen Zeichen des Deutschen. more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2001; US$ 180.00
The topic of negotiation has turned out to be of crucial interdisciplinary interest for our understanding of what we are doing in language use. Are we exchanging meanings defined in advance and presupposing equal understanding on the basis of a rule-governed system, or are we negotiating meaning and understanding in the framework of an open dialogic... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2007; US$ 158.00
The volume deals with the relationship between language, dialogue, human nature and culture by focusing on an approach that considers culture to be a crucial component of dialogic interaction. Part I refers to the so-called ?language instinct debate? between nativists and empiricists and introduces a mediating position that regards language and dialogue... more...
- John Benjamins Publishing Company 2009; US$ 149.00
With her theory of ?Language as Dialogue?, Edda Weigand has opened up a new and promising perspective in linguistic research and its neighbouring disciplines. Her model of ?competence-in-performance? solved the problem of how to bridge the gap between competence and performance and thus substantially shaped the way in which people look at language... more...