The Grice Club


The Grice Club

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Is Grice the greatest philosopher that ever lived?

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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Grice: Balanced Sentences and Balanced Forms


Grice was fascinated by the phrase, "logical form", and he found that a sentence, as Lord Russell said, more or less reflects pretty transparently its own logical form. In other words, syntax is a fairly good guide to logical form.

When it came to 'connectives', Grice did discuss the Sheffer stroke, but he found it not too balanced!

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