Ep. 325: Paul Grice on Meaning and Conversation (Part Three for Supporters/Closereads Part One)

Mark and Wes Closeread through the 1975 ordinary language philosophy paper. What are the assumptions behind everyday conversation? When someone violates a conversational norm by, e.g., giving too much information or stating something literally untrue, what are the strategies by which we try to make sense of what they’re saying as still a sensible contribution to the conversation?

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