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Is Grice the greatest philosopher that ever lived?

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

Probability, Desirability, and Mode Operators


Well, 'mood', but Grice started to hate 'mood', when Moravcsik, of all people, said that what Grice meant by 'mood' was best translated as 'mode'.

In any case, it's not DEFEASIBILITY, as this unpublication is often cited as, but DESIRABILITY, which is the contrast to 'probability' (probability applies to doxastic attitudes, desirability obviously to conative ones!).

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