A Pragmatic Logic for Commands

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John Benjamins Publishing, Jan 1, 1980 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 131 pages
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The purpose of this essay is to both discuss commands as a species of speech act and to discuss commands within the broader framework of how they are used and reacted to.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
1 THE PRAGMATICS OF COMMANDS
7
2 A SYNTAX AND SEMANTICS FOR COMMANDS
45
3 OUTLOOK AND PERSPECTIVES
109
FOOTNOTES
113
REFERENCES
129
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