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Rabossi, Eduardo A. 1977. Meaning, force and explicit performatives. Philosophica 19 : 89–109.
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Person as a subject


A discussion of two types of criticism concerning the notion of explicit performative sentence: the first challenges Austin's way of drawing the meaning/force distinction and its implications for explicit performatives; the second considers Austin's point about the non-assertive character of explicit performatives.