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The Philosophical Role of Perlocution.
Journal Title: RIVISTA DI STORIA DELLA FILOSOFIA 
Author/s: Davide Fricano 
Year:  2014 Issue: Language: Italian 
Pages:  27 Pg. 495-521 FullText PDF:  89 KB
DOI:  10.3280/SF2014-003005
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According to J. L. Austin, philosopher theorist of speech acts, and subsequent critical literature, Perlocution - one of three levels of speech acts - is less important than Locution and Illocution from a philosophical standpoint. Intentionality, conventionality, possibility of classification and linguistic nature are some of the factors that underlie this view. The purpose of this paper is to show both that perlocution is not devoid of such elements and that illocution does not always include them. Thus, for the author, the philosophical nature of perlocution confirms the unitary character of speech acts and supports a genuine pragmatic vision of the linguistic theory on performative utterances, also going beyond Austin’s point of view.
Keywords: Speech acts, J.L. Austin, Illocution, Locution, Perlocution

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Davide Fricano, The Philosophical Role of Perlocution. in "RIVISTA DI STORIA DELLA FILOSOFIA" 3/2014, pp. 495-521, DOI:10.3280/SF2014-003005

   

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