Forrester, James W.
Title WHY YOU SHOULD: The Pragmatics of Deontic Speech
Book Condition Fine in black cloth with silver lettering to the spine; in a bright dust jacket. 246 pages and an index.
Edition First edition, first printing.
Publisher Hanover and London: University Press of New England, (1988).
0874514533 / 9780874514537
Seller ID 32642.00
A pioneering study of the relationship between deontic speech (the language of obligation and permission utilized in law, religion, etiquette, and various other fields) and pragmatics (how something is said contributes to the effect of what is said.)
Linguistics. Ethics. Logic. Language.