William & Mary

Talbot J.  Taylor

Director of Linguistics & Louise G.T. Cooley Professor of English and Linguistics

Office: Tucker Hall 214
Office Hours: Tuesdays 11-12 and Wednesdays 5-6:30
Phone: 757-221-3940
Email: [[txtayl]]
Webpage: {{http://wmpeople.wm.edu/site/page/txtayl}}

Areas of Specialization

Language theory, language and culture, history of linguistic ideas, pragmatics, philosophy of language


Taylor, Talbot, John E. Joseph, and Nigel Love. Landmarks in Linguistic Thought II. London: Routledge, 2001.


Taylor, Talbot, Sue Savage-Rumbaugh, and Stuart G. Shanker. Apes, Language, and the Human Mind. New York: Oxford UP, 1998.


Taylor, Talbot, and Roy Harris. Landmarks in Linguistic Thought I: The Western Tradition from Socrates to Saussure. London: Routledge, 1997.


Taylor, Talbot. Theorizing Language: Analysis, Normativity, Rhetoric, History. Amsterdam: Pergamon, 1997.


Taylor, Talbot. Mutual Misunderstanding: Scepticism and the Theorizing of Language and Interpretation. Durham: Duke UP, 1992.


M.A., Tufts University; M.Lit. and D.Phil., University of Oxford

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