Speech Acts

'This small but tightly packed volume is easily the most substantial discussion of speech acts since John Austin's How To Do Things With Words and one of the most important contributions to the philosophy of language in recent decades.'--Philosophical Quarterly

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Speech Acts
Language: en
Pages: 203
Authors: John R. Searle
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1969-01-02 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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'This small but tightly packed volume is easily the most substantial discussion of speech acts since John Austin's How To Do Things With Words and one of the mo
Communication and Reference
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: A. P. Martinich
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1984-01-01 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

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Reference and the Axiom of Existence
Language: en
Pages: 444
Authors: Aloysius Martinich
Categories: Language and languages
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher:

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Absence and Nothing
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Stephen Mumford
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2022-01-02 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

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This book argues that nothing is not and explains how we can meaningfully speak about what is not.
Much Ado about Nonexistence
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Aloysius Martinich
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2007 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Fiction, Reference, and Nonexistence contains a new, contemporary theory of fiction and discusses the connection between language and reality. Martinich and Str
Pragmatics and Fiction
Language: en
Pages: 77
Authors: Jon-K. Adams
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1985-01-01 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

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Pragmatics and Fiction explores the basic pragmatic differences between fictional and nonfictional discourse. These differences derive mainly from the creation
On Referring in Literature
Language: en
Pages: 238
Authors: Anna Whiteside
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1987 - Publisher:

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What is the relationship between the "real" world and fictional constructs? How is referential illusion created? The purpose of this volume is to show the close
Grazer Philosophische Studien
Language: en
Pages: 776
Authors: Rudolf Haller
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986 - Publisher: Rodopi

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What Is Expression?
Language: en
Pages: 300
Authors: Alex Scott
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02 - Publisher: iUniverse

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What are the elements of expression? What are the origins, aims, and functions of expression? An adequate theory of expression can help us to address these ques
Searle’s Philosophy and Chinese Philosophy
Language: en
Pages: 462
Authors: Bo Mou
Categories: Philosophy
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-06-30 - Publisher: BRILL

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This anthology investigates how Searle’s philosophy and Chinese philosophy can jointly contribute to the common philosophical enterprise and shows how such co