Ways of Communicating

Edited by D. H. Mellor

Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp. vi+165.
ISBN: 0521-37074-4 hardback.

Available from 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 Cambridge
2 Animal communication
Patrick Bateson
Professor of Animal Behaviour, University of Cambridge
3 Language and mind
Noam Chomsky
Professor of Linguistics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
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 Birmingham
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


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