Pragmatics and Linguistics

Festschrift for Jacob L. Mey on his 60th birthday 30th October 1986

Edited by: Jørgen Dines Johansen, Harly Sonne

This Festschrift celebrates Professor Jacob L. Mey's 60th birthday with contributions from friends and colleagues all over the world. He is a true cosmopolitan and a practical humanist. At the University of Southern Denmark he has always endeavoured to work in an interdisciplinary fashion, often provoking the more traditional, technically oriented linguists with his psychoanalytic, pragmatic, and political points of view. According to Jacob Mey, linguistics should be used to change the world. As he writes in one of his books, linguists should ask themselves: "How can we make this world a better place in which to live."

258 pages

Publication Date: 10/1/1986
Format: Paper
ISBN: 9788774926030