Speech act theory and pragmatics (Book, 1980) [WorldCat.org]
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Speech act theory and pragmatics

Speech act theory and pragmatics

Author: John R Searle; Ferenc Kiefer; Manfred Bierwisch
Publisher: Dordrecht (Pays-Bas) : D. Reidel, ©1980.
Series: Synthese language library, v. 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Such types of acts as those exemplified above are called, following Austin, illocutionary acts, and they are standardly contrasted in the literature with certain other types of acts such as  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John R Searle; Ferenc Kiefer; Manfred Bierwisch
ISBN: 9027710430 9789027710437
OCLC Number: 300381890
Description: xii, 317 pages
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.
Series Title: Synthese language library, v. 10.
Responsibility: edited by John R. Searle, Ferenc Kiefer and Manfred Bierwisch.
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