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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: dimensions of inquiry Speaker intent and convention; linguistic meaning and pragmatics; Vagueness and indeterminacy: three topics in the philosophy of language Literary interpretation, performance art, and related subjects Religious interpretation General theories of interpretation Starting from the bottom: informal instructions The law of agency Wills Contracts Judicial alterations of textual provisions: Cy Pres and relatives Conclusion and a comparison.
K296 .G734 2010
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2010.