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    Free speech and illocution

    Hornsby, Jennifer and Langton, R. (1998) Free speech and illocution. [Book Review]

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    What one ought to mean by “speech,” in the context of discussions of free speech, is whatever it is that a correct justification of the right to free speech justifies one in protecting. What one ought to mean, it may be argued, includes illocution, in the sense of J.L. Austin. Some feminist writers, accepting that free speech includes free illocution, have been led to take the notion of silencing seriously in discussions of free speech.


    Item Type: Book Review
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Historical Studies
    Depositing User: Sarah Hall
    Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2018 10:18
    Last Modified: 02 Aug 2023 17:38


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