What's wrong with speech-act theory

  • Graham Button
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Key words

speech-act theory searle Wittgenstein human conduct 


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  1. Schegloff, E. A. and Sacks, H. (1973): Opening Up Closings.Semiotica, 8, pp. 289–327.Google Scholar
  2. Searle, J. R. (1969).Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.Google Scholar
  3. Wittgenstein, L. (1958):Preliminary Studies for the “Philosophical Investigations”: The Blue and Brown Books. Oxford: Basil Blackwell.Google Scholar

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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1995

Authors and Affiliations

  • Graham Button
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  1. 1.Rank Xerox Research CentreCambridgeU.K.

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