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Meaning and speech acts

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The primary units of meaning in the use and comprehension of language are speech acts of the type called illocutionary acts. In Foundations of Illocutionary Logic John Searle and Daniel Vanderveken presented the first formalized logic of a general theory of speech acts. In Meaning and Speech Acts Daniel Vanderveken further develops the logic of speech acts and the logic of propositions to construct a general semantic theory of natural languages. Volume I, Principles of Language Use, explains the general principles that connect meaning, reason, thought and speech acts in the semantic structure of language. It presupposes no detailed knowledge of logical formalism, and will be accessible to a large readership of students and scholars from philosophy, lingustics, cognitive psychology and computer science. Volume II, Formal Semantics of Success and Satisfaction uses the resources of philosophical and mathematical logics to develop a formalization of the laws of the semantic theory advanced in Volume I. It will be of interest to theoretical linguists and those involved in mathematical logic and artificial intelligence.
This book is in very good condition considering how old it is. The pages have light foxing on them with few markings/stamps on the first 2 pages. Also, the outer cover is scuffed on the edges.

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Author(s):
Daniel Vanderveken
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24cm x 16cm x 2cm
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521374154
ISBN-13:
9780521374156
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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The primary units of meaning in the use and comprehension of language are speech acts of the type called illocutionary acts. In Foundations of Illocutionary Logic John Searle and Daniel Vanderveken presented the first formalized logic of a general theory of speech acts. In Meaning and Speech Acts Daniel Vanderveken further develops the logic of speech acts and the logic of propositions to construct a general semantic theory of natural languages. Volume I, Principles of Language Use, explains the general principles that connect meaning, reason, thought and speech acts in the semantic structure of language. It presupposes no detailed knowledge of logical formalism, and will be accessible to a large readership of students and scholars from philosophy, lingustics, cognitive psychology and computer science. Volume II, Formal Semantics of Success and Satisfaction uses the resources of philosophical and mathematical logics to develop a formalization of the laws of the semantic theory advanced in Volume I. It will be of interest to theoretical linguists and those involved in mathematical logic and artificial intelligence.
This book is in very good condition considering how old it is. The pages have light foxing on them with few markings/stamps on the first 2 pages. Also, the outer cover is scuffed on the edges.

Author(s):
Daniel Vanderveken
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
24cm x 16cm x 2cm
Edition:
1990
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0521374154
ISBN-13:
9780521374156
Number of pages:
0
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press

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