Foundations of Speech Act Theory: Philosophical and Linguistic Perspectives by S.l. TsohatzidisFoundations of Speech Act Theory: Philosophical and Linguistic Perspectives by S.l. Tsohatzidis

Foundations of Speech Act Theory: Philosophical and Linguistic Perspectives

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Hardcover | December 2, 1994

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Foundations of Speech Act Theoryinvestigates the importance of speech act theory to the problem of meaning in linguistics and philosophy. The papers in this volume, written by respected philosophers and linguists, significantly advance standards of debate in this area.
Beginning with a detailed introduction to the individual contributors, this collection demonstrates the relevance of speech acts to semantic theory. It includes essays unified by the assumption that current pragmatic theories are not well equipped to analyse speech acts satisfactorily, and concludes with five studies which assess the relevance of speech act theory to the understanding of philosophical problems outside the area of philosophy of language.
Title:Foundations of Speech Act Theory: Philosophical and Linguistic PerspectivesFormat:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 9.21 × 6.14 × 1.3 inPublished:December 2, 1994Publisher:Taylor and Francis

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ISBN - 10:0415095247

ISBN - 13:9780415095242

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William P. Alston,Syracuse University, USAKent Bach,San Francisco State UniversityRod Bertolet,Purdue University, USAGraham H. Bird,University of ManchesterWilliam Croft,Stanford University, USAMArcelo Dascal,Tel Aviv UniversitySteven Davis,Simon Fraser University, CanadaRobert M. Harnish,University of ArizonaDavid Harrah,University of CaliforniaDavid Holdcroft,University of LeedsJennifer Hornsby,Corpus Christi College, OxfordAsa Kasher,Tel Aviv UniversityJohn T. Kearns,State University of New York at BuffaloArthur Merin,University of MunichHuw Price,University of SydneyFrancois Recanti,Ecole Poltechnique, ParisJerold M. Sadock,University of ChicagoCharles Travis,University of StirlingS. L. Tsohatzidis,Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, GreeceDaniel Vanderverken,Universitie du Quebec a Trois-Rivieres, Canada