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This Handbook answers a long-standing need for an up-to-date, comprehensive, international, in-depth critical survey of the history, trajectory, data, results and key figures involved in sociolinguistics. The result is a work of unprecedented coverage and insight. It is all here, from the foundational contributions to the field to the impact of new media, new technologies of communication, globalization, trans-border fluidities and agendas of research.

Semiotics: Interpretants, Inference, and Intersubjectivity
Semiotics: Interpretants, inference, and intersubjectivity
12.1 Introduction1

Charles Sanders Peirce (1839–1914) was an American philosopher, mathematician and logician. To sociolinguists, he is perhaps best known for his theory of semiotics, with its focus on logic and nature, and the ways this contrasted ...

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