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Command: linguistic expression of an instruction to act. The command has the form of a non-descriptive sentence. It can not be true or false.
 
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Dummett, Michael
 
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Commands II 87
Command/question/Dummett: the fact that there are these forms of linguistic acts depends on the conventional consequences that follow from their expression. These consequences are determined solely by the content - understanding the power then lays the foundations for deriving the reasons of the expression from the content.
III 21 f
Truth value/command/Dummett: unlike bet: a case of obedience is not as clear as profit : > gap.

Du I
M. Dummett
Urspr√ľnge der analytischen Philosophie Frankfurt 1992

Du III
M. Dummett
Wahrheit Stuttgart 1982


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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29