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By Rita Finkbeiner, Jörg Meibauer, Petra B. SchumacherContext is a center inspiration of linguistic conception. although, whereas there are lots of makes an attempt at explaining unmarried elements of the proposal of context, those makes an attempt are particularly various and don't simply converge to a unified thought of context. the current multi-faceted number of papers reconsiders the proposal of context and its demanding situations for linguistics from diversified theoretical and empirical angles. half I bargains insights right into a wide selection of present techniques to context, together with theoretical pragmatics, neurolinguistics, scientific pragmatics, interactional linguistics, and psycholinguistics. half II provides new empirical findings at the position of context from case stories on idioms, unarticulated parts, argument linking, and numerically-quantified expressions. Bringing jointly diverse theoretical frameworks, the quantity presents thought-provoking discussions of ways the proposal of context could be understood, modeled, and carried out in linguistics. it's crucial for researchers drawn to theoretical and utilized linguistics, the semantics/pragmatics interface, and experimental pragmatics.