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Pragmatics

  • By: Robert T. Craig & Jessica S. Robles
  • In: Encyclopedia of Communication Theory
  • Edited by: Stephen W. Littlejohn & Karen A. Foss
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies, Communication Theory

Pragmatics is a topic that intersects many social science fields including linguistics, anthropology, psychology, sociology, and communication. This entry defines pragmatics and outlines approaches to its study, including some key contributors to pragmatic theories and ...

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