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John L. Austin was one of the leading philosophers of the twentieth century. The William James Lectures presented Austin's conclusions in the field to which he directed his main efforts on a wide variety of philosophical problems. These talks became the classic How to Do Things with Words.

For this second edition, the editors have returned to Austin's original lecture notes, amending the printed text where it seemed necessary. Students will find the new text clearer, and, at the same time, more faithful to the actual lectures. An appendix contains literal transcriptions of a number of marginal notes made by Austin but not included in the text. Comparison of the text with these annotations provides new dimensions to the study of Austin's work.

Table of Contents

  • Lecture I
  • Lecture II
  • Lecture III
  • Lecture IV
  • Lecture V
  • Lecture VI
  • Lecture VII
  • Lecture VIII
  • Lecture IX
  • Lecture X
  • Lecture XI
  • Lecture XII

Product Details

ISBN:
9780674411524
Editor:
Sbisa, Marina
Urmsson, J. O.:
Editor
Editor:
Sbisa, Marina
Editor:
Urmsson, J. O.
Author:
&
Author:
Urmson, J. O.
Author:
Austin, J. L.
Author:
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Author:
Sbisa, Marina
Author:
, Marina
Author:
Marina Sbis
Author:
Sbis
Publisher:
Harvard University Press
Location:
Cambridge, Mass. :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Philosophy
Subject:
English language
Subject:
Logic
Subject:
Semantics
Subject:
Language and languages
Subject:
General Philosophy
Subject:
Language and languages -- Philosophy.
Subject:
Speech acts (Linguistics)
Subject:
PHILOSOPHY / Logic
Subject:
LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
William James Lectures
Series Volume:
1955
Publication Date:
February 2005
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
None
Pages:
192
Dimensions:
7 x 5 in 6 oz

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Humanities » Philosophy » Logic
Reference » Words Phrases and Language
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