In this essay the author attempts to address the question: how exactly do performatives work? An earlier version of this essay was delivered as a forum address to the Linguistics Society of America Summer Institute at Standford, 1987.
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Linguistics and Philosophy, Oct 1989, Vol. 12, Issue 5, pp. 535–558

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How Performatives Work