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Garner, Richard T. 1972. On saying what is true. Noûs 6 : 201–224.
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Language as a subject
Person as a subject


Four senses of the word 'say' are distinguished, Austin's (1962: 'How to do things with words') confusion about locutionary acts is discussed, his view that the 'primary' truth-vehicles are locutions and locutionary acts is criticized, and the correctness of the locutionary-illocutionary distinction is reaffirmed.