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Situated communicative acts : a deontic approach

Carassa, Antonella ; Colombetti, Marco

In: Proceedings of the twenty-seventh annual meeting of the cognitive science society, 2005, vol. XXVII, p. 384-389

We delineate a theory of communicative acts as situated actions, through which agents co-construct the current situation by creating or otherwise manipulating deontic affordances. We rely on Gilbert’s theory of plural subjects to introduce the concept of joint meaning as a type of joint commitment. We then show that our approach allows for an innovative treatment of indirect speech. Plus

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    We delineate a theory of communicative acts as situated actions, through which agents co-construct the current situation by creating or otherwise manipulating deontic affordances. We rely on Gilbert’s theory of plural subjects to introduce the concept of joint meaning as a type of joint commitment. We then show that our approach allows for an innovative treatment of indirect speech.