The Grice Club


The Grice Club

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Is Grice the greatest philosopher that ever lived?

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Sunday, November 1, 2015

"Schizophrenic Grice": Allyssa McCabe notes that some individuals with schizophrenia have difficulty intepreting utterances that violate Grice's conversational maxims -- as did Grice! (He was just joking with Kant when he mentioned Kant in the first place -- he had never mentioned Kant in his earlier lectures on implicature at Oxford!)


Allyssa McCabe, ‎Chien-ju Chang - 2013 
Characteristics of schizophrenic speech Schizophrenic language disturbances involve dysfunctions in almost all levels of ... Some individuals with schizophrenia had difficulties interpreting sentences that violated Grice's maxims

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