Speech acts: an essay in the philosophy of language

Published
  • Cambridge : Cambridge University Press 1969
Physical description
1 online resource (vii, 203 p.)
ISBN
  • 1-139-17343-X
Notes
  • Bibliographic Level Mode of Issuance: Monograph
  • Includes bibliographical references.
  • Service provider: Cambridge University Press (EBA)
  • Source of acquisition: Recat 29.1.97 nm.
  • English
  • Online resource; title from e-book title screen (Cambridge UP online, viewed February 10, 2015).
Contents
  • Part I. A Theory of Speech Acts: 1. Methods and scope; 2. Expressions, meaning and speech acts; 3. The structure of illocutionary acts; 4. Reference as a speech act; 5. Predication; Part II. Some Applications of the Theory: 6. Three fallacies in contemporary philosophy; 7. Problems of reference; 8. Deriving 'ought' from 'is'; Index.
Related item
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-521-09626-X
  • Other format: ; ISBN: 0-521-07184-4
  • http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/description/cam041/68024484.html
Genre
  • Electronic books
  • text
Language
  • English

Summary

  • Written in an outstandingly clear and lively style, this 1969 book provokes its readers to rethink issues they may have regarded as long since settled.
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