Ways of Communicating
Edited by D. H. Mellor
Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp. vi+165.
ISBN: 0521-37074-4 hardback.
CUP online. Discounted copies, available to Darwin College members only, may be
ordered from the Master's Secretary.
This volume contains revised versions of the lectures given in
1989 in the fourth annual series of Darwin College Lectures.
It has been translated into Italian as La Comunicazione,
published by Edizione Dedalo, Bari, and into Portuguese as Formas
de Comunicacao, published by Editorial Teorema.
- Introduction: What is communication?
- P. N. Johnson-Laird
Professor of Psychology, Princeton University
- 1 Communication and representation within the brain
- Horace Barlow
Kenneth Craik Laboratory of Physiology, University of
- 2 Animal communication
- Patrick Bateson
Professor of Animal Behaviour, University of Cambridge
- 3 Language and mind
- Noam Chomsky
Professor of Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of
- 4 Telling the truth
- D. H. Mellor
Professor of Philosophy, University of Cambridge
- 5 The novel as communication
- David Lodge
Honorary Professor of Modern English Literature, University of
- 6 Communication without words
- Jonathan Miller
Artistic Director, Old Vic Theatre, London
- 7 Music as communication
- Alexander Goehr
Professor of Music, University of Cambridge
- 8 Communication and technology
- John Alvey
Former Engineer-in-Chief, British Telecom