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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

0.22 Linear metres (2 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. c. 394, fols. 1-2].
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MSS. Eng. misc. c. 394-395

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 9825

Abstract

Notes by J.L. Austin

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
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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