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Logic, Meaning, and ConversationSemantical Underdeterminacy, Implicature, and their Interface$
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Jay David Atlas

Print publication date: 2005

Print ISBN-13: 9780195133004

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133004.001.0001

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The Third Linguistic Turn and the Inscrutability of Literal Sense

The Third Linguistic Turn and the Inscrutability of Literal Sense

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(p.185) 6 The Third Linguistic Turn and the Inscrutability of Literal Sense
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Logic, Meaning, and Conversation
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Jay David Atlas

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195133004.003.0006

The neo- and post-Gricean movements and programs initiated in 1967 had already obtained their canonical form and could already be applied in linguistics. Aside from how thoughts started to veer away from the traditional Gricean program during 1981, Sadock came up with “Whither Radical Pragmatics” which also poses a challenge to classical Gricean thought. While Sadock was able to introduce two kinds of pragmatic views — the discourse-functional and the Gricean — the author attempts to discuss a Gricean idea which he refers to as “excessive pragmatism.” The author points out that some analyses that entail Gricean thought exhibit too great a reduction of semantic properties to Gricean aspects while looking into problems regarding numerical adjectives and noun phrases and performing tests for ambiguity.

Keywords:   neo-Gricean movement, post-Gricean programs, numerical adjectives, ambiguity, Sadock, pragmatic views, discourse functional view, Gricean view, excessive pragmatism

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