THUNK – 147. Grice’s Maxims of Conversation

How exactly does implication work? Philosopher Paul Grice might have had a couple decent ideas.

-Links for the Curious-

Logic & Conversation, lecture by Paul Grice – msu.edu/~orourk51/800-Phil/Handouts/Readings/Phil%20Lang/Grice-Logic&Conversation-WJL-1989.pdf

“What we say vs what we mean: what is conversational implicature?” by Maria Kasmirli – aeon.co/ideas/what-we-say-vs-what-we-mean-what-is-conversational-implicature

Paul Grice, by the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy – plato.stanford.edu/entries/grice/#ConvImpl

The Logical Syntax of Language, by Rudolf Carnap – altexploit.files.wordpress.com/2017/09/rudolf-carnap-logical-syntax-of-language-international-library-of-philosophy-2001.pdf

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