J[OHN]. L[ANGSHAW]. AUSTIN (1911 - 1960)


  • J. L. Austin Centenary Conference, Department of Politics, Philosophy and Religion, Lancaster University, April 5-7, 2011



  • Anthologies:

    • Philosophical Papers.  Ed. J. O. Urmson and G. J. Warnock.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1961. 

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • How To Do Things With Words.  The William James Lectures delivered at Harvard University in 1955.  Ed. J. O. Urmson.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1962.  2nd Ed. J. O. Urmson and Marina Sbisa.  Cambridge: Harvard UP, 1975.

      • Critical Theory Since 1965 Ed. Hazard Adams and Leroy Searle.  Tallahassee: UP of Florida, 1986.  833-839.

    • "Performatif-Constatif."  Cahiers de Royaumont.  Philosophie IVLa Philosophie analytique.  Paris: Minuit, 1962.  271-304.

      • "Performative-Constative." 

        • The Philosophy of Language.  Ed. John Searle.  Oxford: OUP, 1971.  13-22.

        • Trans. G. J. Warnock.  Philosophy and Ordinary Language.  Ed. Charles E. Caton.  Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1963. 

    • Sense and Sensibilia.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1962.

    • "A Plea for Excuses."  Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society (1956-1957): . 

      • Philosophical Papers.  1-152.

    • "Three Ways of Spilling Ink."  1956. 

    • "Performative Utterances."  Unscripted Talk, BBC, 1956. 

      • Philosophical Papers.  220-239.

    • "Truth."  Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society 24 (1950): . 

      • Philosophical Papers.  Ed. J. O. Urmson and G. J. Warnock.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1961.  85-101.

    • "The Meaning of a Word."  Read to the Moral Sciences Club, University Cambridge, and the Jowett Society, University of Oxford, 1940. 

      • Philosophical Papers.  Ed. J. O. Urmson and G. J. Warnock.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1961.  23-43.





  • Anthologies:

    • Berlin, Isaiah, et al.  Essays on J. L. Austin.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1973.

    • Fann, K. T., ed.  Symposium on J. L. Austin.  New York: Humanities, 1969.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Cohen, L. Jonathan.  "Do Illocutionary Forces Exist?"  Philosophical Quarterly 14.55 (1964): 118-137.  Rpt. in Symposium on J. L. Austin.  420-444.

    • Forguson, L. W.  "In Pursuit of Performatives."  Philosophy 61.158 (1966): 341-34.  Rpt. in Symposium on J. L. Austin.  412-419.

    • Forguson, L. W.  "Locutionary and Illocutionary Acts."  Essays on J. L. Austin.  160-185.

    • Furberg, Mats.  "Meaning and Illocutionary Force."  Symposium on J. L. Austin.  445-468.

    • Furberg, Mats.  Saying and Meaning: a Main Theme in J. L. Austin's Philosophy.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1963.  Rpt. 1971.

    • Graham, K.  J. L. Austin: a Critique of Ordinary Language Philosophy.  Atlantic Highlands, NJ: Humanities Press, 1977.

    • Miller, J. Hillis.  "J. L. Austin."  Speech-Acts in Literature.  Stanford: Stanford UP, 2001.  6-62.

    • Searle, John.  "Austin on Locutionary and Illocutionary Acts."  Philosophical Review 77 (1968): 405-424.

    • Strawson, P. F.  “Austin and ‘Locutionary Meaning."  Essays on J. L. Austin.  Ed. Isaiah Berlin.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1973.  46-68.

    • Warnock, G. J.  J. L. Austin.  London: Routledge, 1991.



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