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Grice , H. Paul Grice , or Paul Grice , was a British philosopher of language , whose work on meaning has influenced the philosophical study of semantics. He is known for his theory of implicature.
Paul Grice, Philosopher and Linguist pp Cite as. Recent improvements in communications had made possible an exchange of ideas across the Atlantic that would have been unthinkable before the war. Quine had made a considerable impression at Oxford during his time as Eastman Professor. Quine, who was visiting England for a whole year, and who brought with him clothes, books and even provisions in the knowledge that rationing was still in force, travelled by ship. Grice himself made a number of such visits, and was impressed by the formal and theory-driven philosophy he encountered. Most of all he was impressed by the work of Noam Chomsky. Unable to display preview.
Logic and Conversation Grice Paul. Grice received firsts in classical honours moderation and literae humaniores from Corpus Christi College, Oxford. Implicatures These maxims or, more precisely, their violation form the basis for inferences that we draw in conversation, which Grice called implicatures to distinguish them from formal logical implications. Frederking, Robert E. Conversation either ignore or explicitly reject Grice's intention-based ap Grice asserted that different ways of violating these maxims give rise to different types of implicatures. Morgan Eds.
Formalist maintain that there are divergences between formal logical rules that govern inference and their natural language counterparts. They maintain that the formal logical rules are superior and that natural language suffers from certain defects that make it unsuitable for the purposes of constructing an ideal language for science. Informalist disagree, and argue that the use of inference in science is not the only metric for assessing natural language constructions, and that while formal languages are suitable for science, natural language inferences functions perfectly well for some non-scientific uses. Grice will challenge the assumption in the debate that there actually exists divergences between formal languages and natural languages. That is he will investigate the possibility of developing a formal account of some natural language inferences that are not treated by classical logic.
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Within the Gricean framework only what is conversationally implicated is cancellable, whereas what is conventionally implicated and what is said cannot be cancelled without giving rise to contradiction. In the relevance-theoretic framework, however, the question is whether explicatures, which replace the Gricean notion of what is said, are cancellable. In recent years, various objections to the cancellability of explicatures have been raised. The aim of the present paper is to demonstrate that these objections are due to a misinterpretation of the Gricean cancellability test. In particular, they disregard the fact that this test is merely one of several diagnostic tools that are used by Grice to distinguish between conventional and conversational implicatures.
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