Illocutionary Acts and Sentence Meaning
What is it for a sentence to have a certain meaning? This is the question that William P. Alston, one of America's most distinguished and prolific analytic philosophers, addresses in this major contribution to the philosophy of language. His answer focuses on the given sentence's potential to play the role that its speaker had in mind what he terms the usability of the sen...more
Hardcover, 352 pages
Published March 16th 2000 by Cornell University Press
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