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2011
(with Alison Hall) Implicature and explicature. In: H-J. Schmid & D. Geeraerts (eds.) Cognitive Pragmatics, vol.4 of Handbooks in Pragmatics. Mouton de Gruyter.
2011
Metaphor and the literal-nonliteral distinction. In: K. Allan and K. Jaszczolt (eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Pragmatics
2011
Relevance theory. In: G. Russell & D. Graff Fara (eds.) Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Language. Routledge.
2010
Metaphor: ad hoc concepts, literal meaning and mental images. Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society vol.110, part 3: 295-321.
2010
Explicit communication and `free' pragmatic enrichment. In: B. Soria and E. Romero, (eds.) Explicit Communication: Robyn Carston's Pragmatics. Palgrave. pp.217-287.
2010
Lexical pragmatics, ad hoc concepts and metaphor: from a relevance theory perspective. Italian Journal of Linguistics 22 (1): 153-180. (Special Issue on `Neuropragmatics')
2009 Explicit/implicit distinction. In: L. Cummings (ed.) The Pragmatics Encyclopedia. Routledge.
2009 The explicit/implicit distinction in pragmatics and the limits of explicit communication. International Review of Pragmatics 1 (1): 35-62.
2009 A review of D. Crystal, 2008. Txtng: The Gr8 Db8. Oxford: Oxford University Press. The Educational Review 61 (2): 234-36.
2008 (with Deirdre Wilson) Metaphor and the ‘emergent property’ problem: A relevance- theoretic treatment. The Baltic International Yearbook of Cognition, Logic and Communication, vol. 3: A Figure of Speech: 1-40. New Prairie Press.
2008 A review of E. Borg, 2004. Minimal Semantics. Oxford: Clarendon Press. Mind and Language 23 (3): 359-367.
2008 Linguistic communication and the semantics-pragmatics distinction. Synthese 165 (3), 321-345 (Special issue on the Semantics/Pragmatics distinction)
2007 (with Bergljot Behrens)  Making connections - linguistic or pragmatic? In Nilsen, R.A., Amfo, N. A. and Borthen, K.(eds.) Interpreting Utterances: Pragmatics and its Interfaces. Essays in Honour of Thorstein Fretheim. 41-68. Novus, Oslo.
2007 (with Deirdre Wilson)  A unitary approach to lexical pragmatics: relevance, inference and ad hoc concepts.  In: Burton-Roberts (ed.) Advances in Pragmatics.  230-260. Palgrave.
2007 How many pragmatic systems are there?  In: Frapolli, M-J (ed.) Saying, Meaning, Referring: Essays on the Philosophy of Francois Recanati. 18-48. Palgrave.
2007 (with Maria Jose Frapolli)  Representation and metarepresentation. In: Frapolli, M-J (ed.) Saying, Meaning, Referring: Essays on the Philosophy of Francois Recanati. 1-17. Palgrave.
2006 (with George Powell) Relevance theory new directions and developments. In: Lepore, E. Smith, B. (eds.) Oxford Handbook of Philosophy of Language.  341-360. Oxford University Press.
2006 (with Diane Blakemore and Hans van de Koot) Neil Smith linguistics. Lingua 116 (10), 1465-1469.
2006 (with Deirdre Wilson) Metaphor, relevance and the emergent property issue.  Mind and Language 21 (3), 404-433.
2005 Relevance Theory, Grice and the neo-Griceans: a response to Laurence Horn's ‘Current issues in neo-Gricean pragmatics'. Intercultural Pragmatics 2 (3), 303-319.
2005 (with Diane Blakemore) The pragmatics of sentential coordination with 'and'. Lingua 115 (4), 569-589.
2004. Truth-conditional content and conversational implicature . In: C. Bianchi (ed.) The Semantics/Pragmatics Distinction. CSLI Publications.
2004 Relevance theory and the saying/implicating distinction. In: L. Horn & G. Ward (eds.) Handbook of Pragmatics. Oxford: Blackwell.
2004 Explicature and semantics. In: S. Davis & B. Gillon (eds.) Semantics: A Reader. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
2004 Review of Stephen C. Levinson Presumptive Meanings: The Theory of Generalized Conversational Implicature. Journal of Linguistics 40, 181-186.
2002 Metaphor, ad hoc concepts and word meaning - more questions than answers. UCL Working Papers in Linguistics 14.
2002 Linguistics meaning, communicated meaning and cognitive pragmatics. Mind and Language, Special Issue on Pragmatics & Cognitive Science 17 (1/2), 127-48.
2000. The relationship between generative grammar and (relevance-theoretic) pragmatics. Language & Communication 20, 87-103.
1999 The semantics/pragmatics distinction: A view from Relevance Theory. In: K. Turner (ed.)
1999 The Semantics/Pragmatics Interface from Different Points of View (CRiSPI 1). Elsevier Science.
1999
Negation, ‘presupposition' and metarepresentation: A response to Noel Burton-Roberts. Journal of Linguistics 35 (2), 365-89.
1998 Informativeness, relevance and scalar implicature. In: R. Carston & S. Uchida (eds.) Relevance Theory: Applications and Implications, 179-236. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
1998 Negation, ‘presupposition' and the semantics/pragmatics distinction. Journal of Linguistics 34 (2), 309-50.
1997 Enrichment and loosening: complementary processes in deriving the proposition expressed? Linguistische Berichte 8, Special Issue on Pragmatics, 103-27.
1996 Metalinguistic negation and echoic use. Journal of Pragmatics 25, 309-30.