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Notes by J.L. Austin

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Notes by J.L. Austin for his course of lectures entitled 'Words and deeds', given at Oxford, 1951-4, and at Harvard, 1955, used as the basis of How to do things with words, ed. J.O. Urmson (Oxford, 1962).

Dates

  • 1951-1955

Extent

2 shelfmarks

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 394].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 394-395

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9825

Biographical / Historical

John Langshaw Austin (1911-1960) was a philosopher. Details are given in the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The notes were given to the Library by Mrs. Jean Austin, through J.O. Urmson, in 1962.
Title
Notes by J.L. Austin
Status
Completed
Author
Emily Tarrant
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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