Theoria. Revista de Teoría, Historia y Fundamentos de la Ciencia

Volume 24, Issue 3, September 2009

Cristina Corredor
Pages 283-299

The Reflexivity of Explicit Performatives

The aim of this contribution is to propose a natural implementation of the reflexive-referential theory advanced by Perry 2001 that aims at accounting for the reflexive character of explicit performative utterances. This is accomplished by introducing a reflexive-performative constraint on explicit performatives.