Expression and Meaning: Studies in the Theory of Speech Acts - download pdf or read online

By John R. Searle

John Searle's Speech Acts made a hugely unique contribution to paintings within the philosophy of language. Expression and which means is an immediate successor, involved to advance and refine the account provided in Searle's previous paintings, and to increase its software to different modes of discourse comparable to metaphor, fiction, reference, and oblique speech arts. Searle additionally provides a rational taxonomy of varieties of speech acts and explores the relation among the meanings of sentences and the contexts in their utterance. The booklet issues ahead to a bigger subject matter implicit in those difficulties - the foundation convinced gains of speech have within the intentionality of brain, or even extra normally, the relation of the philosophy of language to the philosophy of mind.

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