Current affiliation: University of SheffieldSubject: PhilosophyPrimary location: United Kingdom
Published in:International Review of PragmaticsPublication date:2016-01-01
A Study on Insincere Illocutionary Acts
A statement is a lie if it is believed to be false. But what about promises and other "speech acts", like questions, requests and declarations? Thi...
Published in:Studies in Language Companion SeriesPublication date:2014-01-01
insincerity along the certainty-uncertainty continuum
Calling someone a liar is a serious business, both in our everyday lives and in more formal contexts (workplace, politics, etc.). In some cases, wh...