Frontmatter. Communication as commitment sharing: speech acts, implicatures, common ground. A demanding commitment to non-psychological explanations. Think twice before paving illocutionary paradise. Intention and commitment in speech acts. Some questions about the notion of "commitment". Commitments and beyond. Commitment sharing as crucial step toward a developmentally plausible speech act theory? How to avoid overcommitment: Communication as thought sharing (with consequences). Commitments continued. Frontmatter. Visible Meaning: Sign language and the foundations of semantics. Iconic components as gestural elements: The case of LIS. Modality and contextual salience in co-sign vs. co-speech gesture. What belongs in the "logical core" of a language? A comparison of sign language with speech plus gesture. Pronouns in space. Experimental approaches to studying visible meaning. Quotation, demonstration, and attraction in sign language role shift. On categorizing types of role shift in Sign languages. Sign language iconicity and gradient effects. Sign Language Semantics: Problems and Prospects. Frontmatter. Shifting animacy. Shifting from animacy to agentivity. Shifting from animacy to agentivity Shifting animacy and non-binary options. Shifting animacy and non-binary options Animacy shifts and resolution of semantic conflicts: A typological commentary on Shifting animacy by de Swart & de Hoop. Animacy shifts and resolution of semantic conflicts: A typological commentary on Shifting animacy by de Swart & de Hoop Shifting perspective: noun classes, voice, and animacy type shifts. Possible and impossible animacy shifts. On type composition and agentivity. Gradience, features and hierarchies. Animacy shift and layers of nominal structure. Shifting animacy shifts. Typical and atypical type-shifts in animacy. Reference Across Pathologies: A New Linguistic Lens on Disorders of Thought. Is the Generative Conception of Language Cartesian? Is the Generative Conception of Language Cartesian? Finding Signatures of Linguistic Reasoning. Do Grammatical and Cognitive Phenotypes Illuminate Each Other? Reflections on Un-Cartesian Linguistics and the Language-ToM Interface. Hinzen's Un-Cartesian Linguistics. Beyond English Sentences. Hinzen on Grammatical Reference. What Language Is. Fictional Names in Psychologistic Semantics. On the Model-Theoretic Interpretation of a Mental State. Fictional Commitments. Names in Fiction.