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Ideas of H. Paul Grice, by Text

[British, 1913 - 1988, At St John's, Oxford University, and then the University of California, Berkeley.]

1957 Meaning
p.43 p.43 Meaning needs an intention to induce a belief, and a recognition that this is the speaker's intention
p.47 p.47 Only the utterer's primary intention is relevant to the meaning
p.48 p.48 We judge linguistic intentions rather as we judge non-linguistic intentions, so they are alike
1967 Some Models for Implicature
p.54 Grice said patterns of use are often semantically irrelevant, because it is a pragmatic matter [Glock]
p.112 Grice's maxim of quantity says be sufficiently informative [Magidor]
p.112 Grice's maxim of quality says do not assert what you believe to be false [Magidor]
p.115 Grice's maxim of manner requires one to be as brief as possible [Magidor]
1975 Logic and Conversation
p.8 A person can be justified in believing a proposition, though it is unreasonable to actually say it [Edgington]
p.32 Conditionals are truth-functional, but we must take care with misleading ones [Edgington]
p.109 The odd truth table for material conditionals is explained by conversational conventions [Fisher]
p.392 Conditionals might remain truth-functional, despite inappropriate conversational remarks [Edgington]
1977 Presupposition and Conversational Implicature
p.69 Conditionals are truth-functional, but unassertable in tricky cases? [Read]
p.70 Key conversational maxims are 'quality' (assert truth) and 'quantity' (leave nothing out) [Read]
1986 Reply to Richards
p.66 p.69 The greatest philosophers are methodical; it is what makes them great