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Speech Act Theory and Pragmatics / Edition 1

Speech Act Theory and Pragmatics / Edition 1

by John R. Searle, F. Kiefer, M. Bierwisch

ISBN-10: 9027710430

ISBN-13: 9789027710437

Pub. Date: 03/31/1980

Publisher: Springer Netherlands

Product Details

Springer Netherlands
Publication date:
Studies in Linguistics and Philosophy Series , #10
Edition description:
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.24(d)

Table of Contents

Semantic Structure and Illocutionary Force.- Perlocutions.- Pragmatic Entailment and Questions.- Surface Compositionality and the Semantics of Mood.- Yes-No Questions as Wh-Questions.- Syntactic Meanings.- Situational Context and Illocutionary Force.- Semantics and Pragmatics of Sentence Connectives in Natural Language.- Some Remarks on Explicit Performatives, Indirect Speech Acts, Locutionary Meaning and Truth-Value.- The Background of Meaning.- Towards a Pragmatically Based Theory of Meaning.- Illocutionary Logic and Self-Defeating Speech Acts.- Telling the Facts.- Methodological Remarks on Speech Act Theory.- Index of Names.- Index of Subjects.

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