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Searle, J. R. (I965). " Philosophy in America. Edited by M. Black. Ithaka, NY. - (1968). " Philosophical Review. - (1969). Speech Acts, An Essay in the Philosophy of Language. Oxford. - (I979). " Expression and Meaning. Cambridge. Schiffer, S. (I972). Meaning . Oxford. 3 Reflections on the Intentionality of Linguistic Behavior JAN NUYTS o. INTRODUCTION The precise role of human intentions (in the narrow sense of the aims and goals of an acting person) in verbal action, or in action in general, remains a contested issue in the present-day linguistic (or, more generally, human) sciences.
The second problem, the question of the "self-identifying" nature of speech acts, will be the subject of sections III. and IV. On the view just sketched, the production and interpretation of an utterance event as a specifically linguistic action depends upon reasons for acting. In order to act by means of language, rather than merely display verbal behavior, a speaker must have reasons for producing an utterance event by uttering linguistic expressions that she views as relevant to her desires, purposes, ends or goals in acting; these are to be found in her beliefs, desires and intentions.
R. ( 1969). Speech Acts. Cambridge. Strawson, P. F. (1964). " The Philosophical Review 73. 439-60. 2 Language Acts and Action LOUISE ROSKA-HARDY "To say something is to do something, or in saying something we do something, and even by saying something we do something" John L. Austin, How to Do Things with Words (1962, 94) The idea that sayings are doings is a platitude among speech act theorists. It is by now a commonplace that we can perform actions by saying something. But what sort of doings are sayings?