Elin McCready

  • ProfessorSemantics, Pragmarics, Philosophy of language

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Elin McCready is Professor in the Department of English at Aoyama Gakuin University. She holds a PhD in linguistics from the University of Texas at Austin. Her research interests are in linguistics and philosophy, focusing mostly on semantics, pragmatics, philosophy of language, logic and game theory, and feminist philosophy. She has published many papers in journals and books and is the author of Reliability in Pragmatics (Oxford University Press, 2015) and The Semantics and Pragmatics of Honorification: Register and Social Meaning (Oxford University Press, expected to appear in August 2019), along with other works currently in preparation.


Research Interests

Philosophy of language
Logic and game theory
Feminist philosophy