Prospective Social Psychological Contributions To a Truly Interdisciplinary Understanding of Ordinary Language

@inproceedings{Rommetveit1983ProspectiveSP,
  title={Prospective Social Psychological Contributions To a Truly Interdisciplinary Understanding of Ordinary Language},
  author={Ragnar Rommetveit},
  year={1983}
}
Formal truth-conditional semantics and a definite 'written language bias' within traditional linguistics have lent academic respectability to naive and pervasive pre-theoretical conceptions of language as some sort of a conduit transmitting meaning. The Cartesian variant of the myth of literal meaning reifies meaning in terms of linguistically mediated mental representations, and main stream multidisciplinary research on ordinary language is indeed dominated by models in which hypothetical… CONTINUE READING

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