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Lecture XII

J. L. Austin

in How To Do Things With Words: The William James Lectures delivered at Harvard University in 1955

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245537
eISBN:
9780191680861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245537.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

How did the ‘constatives’–‘performatives’ distinction look in the light of theory? In general, and for all utterances considered here, the following were found: happiness/unhappiness dimension; an ... More


Lecture IX

J. L. Austin

in How To Do Things With Words: The William James Lectures delivered at Harvard University in 1955

Published in print:
1975
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198245537
eISBN:
9780191680861
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198245537.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Language

This chapter distinguishes between illocutions and perlocutions, taking in the distinction between illocutions and locutions by the way. There are three ways – securing uptake, taking effect, and ... More


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