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Ideas of H. Paul Grice, by Text

[British, 1913 - 1988, At St John's, Oxford University, and then the University of California, Berkeley.]

1957 Meaning
p.43 p.43 Meaning needs an intention to induce a belief, and a recognition that this is the speaker's intention
p.47 p.47 Only the utterer's primary intention is relevant to the meaning
p.48 p.48 We judge linguistic intentions rather as we judge non-linguistic intentions, so they are alike
1967 Some Models for Implicature
p.112 Grice's maxim of quality says do not assert what you believe to be false
p.112 Grice's maxim of quality says be sufficiently informative
p.115 Grice's maxim of manner requires one to be as brief as possible
1975 Logic and Conversation
p.8 A person can be justified in believing a proposition, though it is unreasonable to actually say it
p.32 Conditionals are truth-functional, but we must take care with misleading ones
p.109 The odd truth table for material conditionals is explained by conversational conventions
p.392 Conditionals might remain truth-functional, despite inappropriate conversational remarks
1977 Presupposition and Conversational Implicature
p.69 Conditionals are truth-functional, but unassertable in tricky cases?
p.70 Key conversational maxims are 'quality' (assert truth) and 'quantity' (leave nothing out)