Nicholas Elwyn Allott

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Nicholas Allott a senior lecturer in English language at the Department of Literature, Area Studies and European Languages at the University of Oslo. He has been connected with CSMN since 2008, first as a researcher (from 2008 to 2015) and then as an affiliate (from 2015).

His research interests include pragmatics; inference, reasoning and rationality; metarepresentation; semantics of natural languages; Relevance Theory; lexical modulation; legal language and interpretation; and philosophy of linguistics, particularly of ‘cognitively realistic’ approaches such as generative grammar and relevance theory.

He originally joined CSMN in autumn 2008 as a postdoctoral researcher in its linguistic agency and rational agency strands. From April 2012 to June 2015 he was one of the research fellows on the FRIHUM funded project ‘The Reflective Mind’ on metarepresentation and reasoning.

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Tags: linguistics, pragmatics, philosophy of language, philosophy of linguistics and mind

Publications

  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn (2016). Misunderstandings in verbal communifation, In Andrea Rocci & Louis de Saussure (ed.),  Verbal Communication.  Mouton de Gruyter.  ISBN 978-3-11-025547-8.  Del VI, Kap 21.  s 485 - 508
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn (2013). Relevance theory, In Alessandro Capone; F Lo Piparo & M Carapezza (ed.),  Perspectives on Linguistic Pragmatics.  Springer.  ISBN 978-3-319-01014-4.  4.  s 57 - 98
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn & Shaer, Benjamin (2013). Some linguistic properties of legal notices. Canadian Journal of Linguistics.  ISSN 0008-4131.  58(1), s 43- +
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn & Textor, Mark (2012). Lexical pragmatic adjustment and the nature of ad hoc concepts. International Review of Pragmatics.  ISSN 1877-3095.  4(2), s 185- 208
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn (2010). Formal Semantics and Pragmatics. The Reasoner.  ISSN 1757-0522.  4(12), s 180- 181
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn & Uchida, Hiroyuki (2009). Classical Logic, conditionals and "non-monotonic" reasoning. Behavioral and Brain Sciences.  ISSN 0140-525X.  32(1)

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  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn & Smith, Neil (2016). Chomsky: Ideas and Ideals. Cambridge University Press.  ISBN 9781107082144.  461 s.
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn (2010). Key Terms in Pragmatics. Continuum.  ISBN 1847063780.  264 s.

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  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn (2015). Sperber, Dan (biographical entry), In C.A. Chapelle (ed.),  The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics.  John Wiley & Sons.  ISBN 9781405198431.  Biographical entry.
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn (2015). Wilson Deirdre and Relevance Theory, In C.A. Chapelle (ed.),  The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics.  John Wiley & Sons.  ISBN 9781405198431.  Biographical entry.
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn (2013). Kommunikasjon, I: Anne Marit Godal (red.),  Store norske leksikon (snl.no).  Store norske leksikon AS.  Oppslagsord.
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn (2010). Response to Roberto de Almeida “The Psycholinguistic Case for Atomism: Causatives and Coercion”.
  • Allott, Nicholas Elwyn & Uchida, Hiroyuki (2010). Natural Language Indicative Conditionals Are Classical. Show summary

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