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[catalogued under 5. Theory of Logic / A. Overview of Logic / 1. Overview of Logic]

Full Idea

The process is dubbed 'conversational implicature' when the inference is not from the content of what has been said, but from the fact that it has been said.

Gist of Idea

Inference not from content, but from the fact that it was said, is 'conversational implicature'


Herbert B. Enderton (A Mathematical Introduction to Logic (2nd) [2001], 1.7.3)

Book Reference

Enderton,Herbert B.: 'A Mathematical Introduction to Logic' [Academic Press 2001], p.11