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Speech Acts: An Essay in the Philosophy of Language
Part I. A Theory of Speech Acts: 1. Methods and scope 2. Expressions, meaning and speech acts 3. The structure of illocutionary acts 4. Reference as a speech act 5. Predication Part II. SomeExpand
Minds, Brains, and Programs
  • J. Searle
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • The Philosophy of Artificial Intelligence
  • 1 September 1980
This article can be viewed as an attempt to explore the consequences of two propositions. Expand
The Rediscovery of the Mind
In this work, John Searle launches an attack on current orthodoxies in the philosophy of mind. Expand
Intentionality: An Essay in the Philosophy of Mind
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. The nature of intentional states 2. The intentionality of perception 3. Intention and action 4. Intentional causation 5. The background 6. Meaning 7. IntensionalExpand
A classification of illocutionary acts
There are at least a dozen linguistically significant dimensions of differences between illocutionary acts. Of these, the most important are illocutionary point, direction of fit, and expressedExpand
The Construction of Social Reality
  • J. Searle
  • Psychology, Philosophy
  • 1 October 1997
This short treatise looks at how we construct a social reality from our sense impressions; at how, for example, we construct a five-pound note with all that implies in terms of value and socialExpand
Foundations of Illocutionary Logic
This is a formal and systematic study of the logical foundations of speech act theory. Expand
Making the Social World: The Structure of Human Civilization
1. The Purpose of this Book 2. Intentionality 3. Collective Intentionality and the Assignment of Function 4. Language as Bilogical and Social 5. The General Theory of Institutions and InstitutionalExpand
Expression and Meaning: Studies in the Theory of Speech Acts
Acknowledgements Introduction Origins of the essays 1. A taxonomy of illocutionary acts 2. Indirect speech acts 3. The logical status of fictional discourse 4. Metaphor 5. Literal meaning 6.Expand