Conversational implicature, thought, and communication

  • Jeff Speaks
  • Published 2006

Abstract

Some linguistic phenomena can occur in uses of language in thought, whereas others only occur in uses of language in communication. I argue that this distinction can be used as a test for whether some phenomenon can be explained via Grice’s theory of conversational implicature (or any theory similarly based on principles governing conversation). I argue… (More)

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