The Grice Club


The Grice Club

The club for all those whose members have no (other) club.

Is Grice the greatest philosopher that ever lived?

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Sunday, August 30, 2015

Grice: Master Sentences


Grice recollects all he learned from Wilson (or Cook Wilson, to be more precise). He was fascinated by once hearing Wilson (or Cook Wilson) utter a 'master sentence':

i. What we know, we know.

Grice uses the Oxford comma, but when this master sentence travelled to Cambridge it lost it!

ii. What we know we know.

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