Article published in:Pragmatics and Autolexical Grammar: In honor of Jerry Sadock
Edited by Etsuyo Yuasa, Tista Bagchi and Katharine Beals
[Linguistik Aktuell/Linguistics Today 176] 2011
► pp. 23–34
Sadock and the Performadox
In 1985 Jerry Sadock offered a solution to the Performadox, a puzzle about performative sentences propounded in 1980 by Boër and Lycan. The present paper defends Sadock’s approach, particularly against a number of objections previously made by Lycan.
Published online: 29 April 2011