Speech Acts and Events
Threatening Felicity Conditions
Below you see listed the felicity conditions on promise.
A promises B to do X:
- A believes B wants X done.
- A is able to do X.
- A is willing to do X.
- X has not already been done.
Now, what change(s) could you make in order to provide felicity conditions on threaten?
Hint: You can do it by adding just a couple of words to one of the conditions above.
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