Richard A. Demers

Richard A. Demers is Professor Emeritus of the Department of Linguistics at the University of Arizona.

Books by this Author

An Introduction to Language and Communication
By Adrian Akmajian, Richard A. Demers, Ann K. Farmer, Robert M. Harnish
This popular introductory linguistics text is unique in the way various themes are integrated throughout the book. One primary theme is the question, "How is a speaker’s communicative intent recognized?" Rather than treat phonology, phonetics, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics as completely separate fields, the text shows how they interact in principled ways. Similarly...