Propositional Structure and Illocutionary Force: A Study of the Contribution of Sentence Meaning to Speech Acts

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Harvard University Press, 1980 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 249 pages
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The author presents a new theory of the structure of propositions, which provides a uniform treatment of the logical form of constative and performative sentences. Katz offers such a grammatical account, in which makes it possible for the first time to explain the illocutionary potential of sentences within grammar.

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The Relation Between Speech Act Theory
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