Quotation by J.L. Austin

For this reason I think it might be better to use, for this way of doing philosophy, some less misleading name than those given above—for instance, 'linguistic phenomenology,' only that is rather a mouthful.
J.L. (John Langshaw) Austin (1911–1960), British philosopher. "A Plea for Excuses," Proceedings of the Aristotelian Society (1956). Philosophical Papers, p. 182, Oxford University Press, second edition (1970).
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