Philosophy Lexicon of Arguments

Author Item Excerpt Meta data
Black, Max
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Grice I 61f
BlackVsGrice: 1) too complicated - 2) does not cover self-talk (you do not intend to give yourself a reason...) - Speaker intention: cannot always be to produce belief in the other person: E.g. test candidate - liar: must always tell the truth according to Grice: he has to mean "yes" when he says "no".
I 64
Grice Thesis: S (speaker) means something when he intends to achieve a certain effect in L (listener), for example, that L believes that p.
I 65
BlackVsGrice: that requires modifications: negative conjunctions or corresponding positive disjunctions.
I 66
E.g. there is no need to explain all infinite chess moves, but to say: "he intended the consequences of chess" is not an explanation - E.g. "keeping the king from moving", in turn, does require an explanation - that is exactly Grice's problem - ((s) Because he assumes speaker intention which cannot be found in the rules) BlackVsSpeaker Intension - BlackVsIntended Effect.
I 67
BlackVsGrice: inadequate: 1) Relying on standard effects - 2) Trust that speaker intention brings about such effects.

Bla I
Max Black
Bedeutung und Intention
Handlung, Kommunikation, Bedeutung, G. Meggle (Hg), Frankfurt/M 1979

Bla II
M. Black
Sprache M√ľnchen 1973

M. Black
The Prevalence of Humbug Ithaca/London 1983

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Ed. Martin Schulz, access date 2017-04-29