On Grounding the Content of Language

  title={On Grounding the Content of Language},
  author={Deb Roy},
We can use language to achieve goals by performing speech acts. Speech acts may be factored into propositional content and illocutionary force. “Put the cup on the table” and “Is the cup on the table?” share the same propositional content but differ in illocutionary force. The connection between propositional content of language and the world provides the… CONTINUE READING