Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language / Edition 1

Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language / Edition 1

by John R. Searle
ISBN-10:
052109626X
ISBN-13:
9780521096263
Pub. Date:
02/28/2011
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
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Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language / Edition 1

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521096263
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 02/28/2011
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 214
Sales rank: 700,056
Product dimensions: 5.43(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.47(d)

Table of 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.

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