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  • Contexts of Understandingby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 102.00

    This essay deals with the difficulty of understanding understanding , taking the understanding of natural language fragments as a paradigm. more...

  • Semiotics and Pragmaticsby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1983; US$ 102.00

    Looking at the ‘semiotic landscape’ – the panorama of constituted semiotics – two traditions seem to have developed separately and without interpenetration. Anglo-Saxon semioticians consider the Peircean framework to provide the adequate conceptual apparatus, whereas so-called ‘Continental’ semioticians refer to the sign theory in Saussure and in its... more...

  • Le sublime du quotidienby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1988; US$ 128.00

    Une phénoménologie de la quotidienneté révèle des moments de fracture esthétique. L'interruption du sublime engendre des instants d'allégresse et de bonheur, et confirme notre sentiment d'existence. L'aisthèsis quotidienne transcende de loin l'eidétique du regard et de la lumière; elle n'est comblée... more...

  • Peirce and Value Theoryby Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1994; US$ 173.00

    Most of the essays collected in this book were presented at the Charles S. Peirce Sesquicentennial Congress (Harvard University, September 1989). The volume is devoted to themes within Peirce's value theory and offers a comprehensive view of less known aspects of his influential philosophy, in particular Peirce's work on ethics and aesthetics.The book... more...

  • Possibilities and Limitations of Pragmaticsby Herman Parret; Marina Sbisà; Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1981; US$ 320.00

    This impressive volume attempts to make an assessment of past achievements, but also to open up new perspectives in the field of pragmatics, exactly ten years after the publication of Searle’s seminal Speech Acts . This rich collection presents an unrivaled diversity of topics and approaches united by the possibilities and limitations generic to the... more...

  • (On) Searle on Conversationby John R. Searle; Herman Parret; Jef Verschueren

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1992; US$ 149.00

    At an international conference held in 1981 at the Universidada Estudual of Campinas (Brazil), a controversial lecture was given by John Searle which presented two conceptual theses: that conversation does not have an intrinsic structure about which a relevant theory can be formulated, and that conversations are not subject to (constitutive) rules.... more...

  • De betekenis als verhaalby Algirdas Julien Greimas; William Van Belle; Paul Claes; Dirk De Geest; Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1991; US$ 113.00

    De Franse semioticus Algirdas Julien Greimas is ongetwijfeld een van de belangrijkste denkers in het Europese structuralisme. Zijn werk vormt dan ook de inspiratiebron voor onderzoekers uit diverse disciplines. Het Greimassiaanse model gaat er immers vanuit dat de meest uiteenlopende verschijnselen geanalyseerd kunnen worden in termen van betekenisrelaties:... more...

  • Le Langage en Contexteby Herman Parret; Leo Apostel; Paul Gochet; Maurice Van Overbeke; Oswald Ducrot; Liliane Tasmowski-De Ryck; Norbert Dittmar; Wolfgang Wildgen; Herman Parret

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1980; US$ 258.00

    Les lois générales gouvernant la formation des théories sont valable dans la pragmatique comme partout ailleurs où se manifeste l’ambition théorique. La méthodologie adequate, ici come ailleurs, est plutôt celle de la reconstruction et de la découverte que celle de la description et de l’interpretation. Il faut que la noyau théorique, évalué par les... more...

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