Professor Robyn Carston

The human capacity for ostensive communication; its relation to linguistic competence and theory of mind; the semantics and pragmatics of word meaning; metaphorical and other non-literal uses of language

Elected 2016

2016
Linguistics

Current post

Professor of Linguistics, University College London; Senior Researcher, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo

Past appointments

University College London Professor of Linguistics

Jan 1970 -

Other Foreign Institutions Senior Researcher, Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature, University of Oslo

Jan 1970 -

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