UCL Division of Psychology & Language Sciences

Deirdre Wilson


Publications

Selected Papers


Wilson, Deirdre & Carston, Robyn. 2007. A unitary approach to lexical pragmatics: Relevance, inference and ad hoc concepts. In N. Burton-Roberts (ed.) Pragmatics. Palgrave, London : 230-259.

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 2006. A deflationary account of metaphor. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 18: 171-203. Revised version to appear in R. Gibbs (ed.) Handbook of Metaphor and Thought. CUP.

Wilson, Deirdre. 2006. The pragmatics of verbal irony: Echo or pretence? Lingua : 116: 1722-1743.

Wilson, Deirdre & Carston, Robyn. 2006. Metaphor, relevance and the emergent property' issue. Mind & Language 21: 404-433.

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Wharton, Tim. 2006. Relevance and prosody. Journal of Pragmatics : 38: 1559-1579. Earlier version published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 17: 427-454 (2005). (pdf)


Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 2005. Pragmatics. In F. Jackson & M. Smith (eds) Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Philosophy. OUP, Oxford : 468-501.
Earlier version published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 17: 353-388 (2003). (pdf)

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 2005. Postfacio da edicao de 1995 de Relevancia: comunicacao & cognicao'. Revista Linguagem em Discurso : 171-220. (Brazilian/Portuguese version of Sperber & Wilson 1995).

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 2005. New directions for research on pragmatics and modularity. Lingua 115: 1129-1146.
Earlier version published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 15: 105-127 (2003). (pdf)

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 2005. Reply to Rajagopalan. Intercultural Pragmatics 1 : 99-103.

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 2004. Relevance and word meaning: The past, present and future of lexical pragmatics. Modern Foreign Languages 27: 1-13. Guangzhou , China .

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 2004. Relevance Theory. In L. Horn & G. Ward (eds.) The H andbook of Pragmatics. Oxford , Blackwell: 607-632.
Longer earlier version published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 14: 249-287 (2002). (pdf)
Brazilian Portuguese version published in Revista Linguagem em Discurso : 221-268 (2005).

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 2003. Relevance Theory and Lexical Pragmatics. Italian Journal of Linguistics/Rivista di Linguistica , 15: 273-291.
Earlier version published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 16: 343-360 (2004). (pdf)
French version Pertinence et pragmatique lexicale' published in Noveaux Cahiers de Linguistique Française 27: 33-52 (2006).

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 2002. Pragmatics, modularity and mindreading. Mind & Language 17: 3-23. Special issue on pragmatics and cognitive science.

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 2002. Relevance theory: A tutorial. In Y. Otsu (ed.) Proceedings of the Third Tokyo Conference on Psycholinguistics. Hituzi Shobo, Tokyo : 45-70.

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 2002. Preface to He Ziran & Ran Yongping (eds) Papers on Relevance Theory. Foreign Languages Teaching and Research Publishing House, Beijing .

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 2002. Truthfulness and Relevance. Mind 111: 583-632.
Earlier Version published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 12: 215- 254 (2000). (pdf)

Wilson, Deirdre. 2000. Metarepresentation in linguistic communication. In D. Sperber (ed.) Metarepresentation: A Multidisciplinary Perspective . Oxford University Press, Oxford : 411-448.
Earlier Versionpublished in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 11: 127-161 (1999). (pdf)

Wilson, Deirdre. 2000. Relevance and communication. Modern Foreign Languages (Qrly) 23: 210-17. Guangzhou , China .

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Matsui, Tomoko. 2000. Recent approaches to bridging: Truth, coherence, relevance. In J de Bustos Tovar et al. (eds) Lengua, Discurso, Texto, vol. 1: 103-32. Visor Libros , Madrid.
Earlier version published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 10: 173-200 (1998). Recent approaches to bridging: Truth, coherence and relevance.
French version published in J. Moeschler et al. (eds) (2000) Référence temporelle et nominale. Peter Lang, Bern : 7-40.

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 1999. Relevance and Relevance Theory. Entry in R. Wilson & F. Keil (eds) MIT Encyclopedia of the Cognitive Sciences . MIT Press, Cambridge MA : 719-22.

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 1998. Discourse, coherence and relevance: A reply to Rachel Giora. Journal of Pragmatics 29: 57-74.

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 1998. Pragmatics and time. In R. Carston & S. Uchida (eds) Relevance Theory: Applications and Implications . John Benjamins, Amsterdam : 1-22.

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1998. Irony and relevance: A reply to Seto, Hamamoto and Yamanashi. In R. Carston & S. Uchida (eds) Relevance Theory: Applications and Implications . John Benjamins, Amsterdam : 283-93.

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1998. The mapping between the mental and the public lexicon. In P. Carruthers & J. Boucher (eds ) Language and Thought. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge : 184-200.  Earlier Version published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 9: 107-125 (1997).(pdf)

Wilson, Deirdre. 1998. Linguistic structure and inferential communication . Proceedings of the 16 th International Congress of Linguists , July 1997. Oxford : Elsevier. (CD)

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 1998. Mood and the analysis of non-declarative sentences. In A. Kasher (ed.) Pragmatics: Critical concepts , vol. II. Routledge, London : 262-289. (Reprint of Wilson & Sperber 1988)

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 1998. On Grice's theory of conversation. In A. Kasher (ed.) Pragmatics: Critical concepts , vol. IV. Routledge, London : 347-68. (Reprint of Wilson & Sperber 1981)

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1998. Mutual knowledge and relevance in theories of comprehension. In A. Kasher (ed.) Pragmatics: Critical concepts , vol. IV. Routledge, London : 369-82. (Reprint of Sperber & Wilson 1982)

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1998. Précis of Relevance . In A. Kasher (ed.) Pragmatics: Critical concepts, vol. V. Routledge, London : 82-115. (Reprint of Sperber & Wilson 1987)

 

Sperber, Dan. & Wilson, Deirdre. 1997. Contre le modèle du code. In P. Ludwig (ed.) Le langage. Flammarion: 187-95.

 

Sperber, Dan. & Wilson, Deirdre. 1997. Métaphore et communication. In P. Ludwig (ed.) Le langage . Flammarion: 211-8.

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1997. Remarks on relevance theory and the social sciences . Multilingua 16: 145-51.

 

Higashimori, Isao & Wilson, Deirdre. 1996. Questions on relevance . UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 8: 111-124.

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1996. Fodor's frame problem and relevance theory: A reply to Chiappe & Kukla. Behavioral & Brain Sciences 19: 530-32.

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 1996. Pragmatics. Entry in A. Kuper & J. Kuper ( eds ) The Social Science Encyclopedia 2nd Edition. Routledge, London : 661-2.

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 1995. Is there a maxim of truthfulness. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 7: 197-212.

 

Wilson, Deirdre. 1994. Relevance and understanding. In G. Brown, K. Malmkjaer, A. Pollitt & J. Williams ( eds ) Language and Understanding . Oxford University Press, Oxford : 35-58.

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 1993. Linguistic form and relevance . Lingua 90, 1/2, vol. 2: 1-25. Special Issue on Relevance Theory. Earlier version published in UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 2: 95-112 (1990). French version Forme linguistique et pertinence' in Cahiers de Linguistique Française 11: 13-35 (1990).

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 1992. On verbal irony. Lingua 87, 1/2, vol. 1: 53-76. Special issue on Relevance Theory. Earlier version published in C. Marenga Vaglio, P. Bertinetti & G. Cortese (eds) Le Forme del Comico. Edizio Dell'Orso, Allessandria , Italy : 37-55.

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1992. Ressemblance et communication. In D. Andler (ed.) Introduction aux Sciences Cognitives . Gallimard, Paris: 219-38.

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 1991. Inference and implicature. In S. Davis (ed.) Pragmatics: A Reader . Oxford University Press, Oxford : 377-93. (Reprint of Wilson & Sperber 1986)

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1991. Loose talk. In S. Davis (ed.) Pragmatics: A Reader . Oxford University Press, Oxford : 540-49. (Reprint of Sperber & Wilson 1985/6)

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1991. Irony and the use-mention distinction. In S. Davis (ed.) Pragmatics: A Reader . Oxford University Press, Oxford : 550-64. (Reprint of Sperber & Wilson 1981)

 

Wilson, Deirdre & Sperber, Dan. 1991. Pragmatics and modularity. In S. Davis (ed.) Pragmatics: A Reader . Oxford University Press, Oxford : 583-95. (Reprint of Wilson & Sperber 1986)

 

Sperber, Dan & Wilson, Deirdre. 1990. Rhetoric and relevance. In J. Bender & D. Wellbery (eds) The Ends of Rhetoric. Stanford University Press, Palo Alto : 140-55.

 


 

 

 

 



 


 

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