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Sunday, August 16, 2015

Hintikka and Grice: Implicature as a Game


Hintikka is known as the main architect of game-theoretical semantics and of the interrogative approach to inquiry, and also as one of the architects of distributive normal forms, possible-worlds semantics, tree methods, infinitely deep logics, and the present-day theory of inductive generalization. 

He has authored or co-authored lots of essays that have appeared in many languages. 

Five volumes of his "Selected Papers" were published by Kluwer.

Jaakko Hintikka has edited or co-edited a lot of volumes and authored or co-authored a lot of essays.

A comprehensive examination of his thought appeared as the volume The Philosophy of Jaakko Hintikka in the series "The Library of Living Philosophers."

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