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    How to Do Things with Words (William James Lectures) (Paperback) By (author) J. L. Austin, Edited by J. O. Urmson, Edited by Marina Sbisa

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    DescriptionJohn 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


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    Title
    How to Do Things with Words
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) J. L. Austin, Edited by J. O. Urmson, Edited by Marina Sbisa
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 192
    Width: 127 mm
    Height: 184 mm
    Thickness: 11 mm
    Weight: 177 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780674411524
    ISBN 10: 0674411528
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.5
    BIC subject category V2: CF
    B&T General Subject: 480
    BISAC V2.8: LAN009000
    Abridged Dewey: 428
    Ingram Theme: APPR/RDRCAT
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25600
    LC classification: P
    Ingram Subject Code: PH
    Libri: I-PH
    BISAC V2.8: PHI011000
    DC21: 401
    B&T Merchandise Category: UP
    DC22: 401
    LC subject heading: ,
    Thema V1.0: CF
    Edition
    2
    Edition statement
    2nd ed.
    Publisher
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Imprint name
    HARVARD UNIVERSITY PRESS
    Publication date
    01 September 1975
    Publication City/Country
    Cambridge, Mass
    Review quote
    Immensely worth reading...What is made available here is a choice work by one of the most acute and original minds that England has produced in our time...The myth that Oxford philosophers in general, and Austin in particular, do nothing but examine the details of ordinary linguistic usage should be exploded once and for all by this new book. Times Literary Supplement Austin had an extraordinarily keen ear for the subtleties of English and a remarkable sensitivity to the aptness of one expression as opposed to another in a given linguistic situation. To read him is not only a pleasure; it is also to learn much about English and to gain a new respect for its proper use. The Massachusetts Review
    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