|Assertion: a statement that goes beyond mere writing down of a sentence or a string of characters. By the assertion the subject is commited to certain other claims. See also score keeping, inferences, speech acts, statements.|
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Assertion / to say / Grice: simultaneous positioning of two allegations do not claim a sequence - "therefore" indicates an entailment, but it does not speak it out.
H. Paul Grice
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung, Hg. Georg Meggle Frankfurt/M. 1993