Ideas from 'Presupposition and Conversational Implicature' by H. Paul Grice , by Theme Structure
[found in 'Studies in the Ways of Words' by Grice,Paul [Harvard 1991,0-674-85271-0]].
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10. Modality / B. Possibility / 8. Conditionals / f. Pragmatics of conditionals
Conditionals are truth-functional, but unassertable in tricky cases?
19. Language / H. Pragmatics / 4. Implicature
Key conversational maxims are 'quality' (assert truth) and 'quantity' (leave nothing out)