Linguistics and Philosophy

, Volume 18, Issue 6, pp 655–675 | Cite as

Performative utterances: A reply to Bach and Harnish

  • Marga Reimer
Remark And Reply


Artificial Intelligence Computational Linguistic Performative Utterance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Marga Reimer
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  1. 1.Department of PhilosophyUniversity of ArizonaTucsonU.S.A.

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