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Article: What is said

TitleWhat is said
Authors
KeywordsAvailability Principle
Conversational Implicature
Grice
Recanati
Semantic Underdetermination
Semantics/Pragmatics Distinction
Issue Date2002
PublisherElsevier BV. The Journal's web site is located at http://www.elsevier.com/locate/pragma
Citation
Journal Of Pragmatics, 2002, v. 34 n. 8, p. 969-991 How to Cite?
AbstractA misunderstanding of Grice's distinction between saying and implicating leads at least one theorist to misconstrue the pragmatics/semantics distinction. I clarify the Gricean picture, hoping to shed light on debates about the relationship between pragmatics and semantics. This paper begins with a presentation of Grice's theoretical distinction between saying and implicating, emphasizing its grounding in the intuitive distinction between conveying something literally and directly, and merely suggesting or hinting it. I point out that some-perhaps most-followers of Grice believe that, in some way, what is implicated depends on what is said. F. Récanati (Récanati, François, 1993. Direct Reference: From Language to Thought. Blackwell, Oxford, UK.) is one example. The thought seems to be that the hearer in a conversation needs to use what is said in a calculation to determine what is implicated. After speculating that Griceans who accept the dependency claim are unduly focused on literal uses of language, I argue that the dependency claim is mistaken. Rejecting dependency undermines Récanati's argument for a particular way of separating semantics from pragmatics. I conclude by exploring how what is said and what is implicated may be construed without dependency. © 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/179484
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2015 Impact Factor: 1.118
2015 SCImago Journal Rankings: 1.153
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dc.description.abstractA misunderstanding of Grice's distinction between saying and implicating leads at least one theorist to misconstrue the pragmatics/semantics distinction. I clarify the Gricean picture, hoping to shed light on debates about the relationship between pragmatics and semantics. This paper begins with a presentation of Grice's theoretical distinction between saying and implicating, emphasizing its grounding in the intuitive distinction between conveying something literally and directly, and merely suggesting or hinting it. I point out that some-perhaps most-followers of Grice believe that, in some way, what is implicated depends on what is said. F. Récanati (Récanati, François, 1993. Direct Reference: From Language to Thought. Blackwell, Oxford, UK.) is one example. The thought seems to be that the hearer in a conversation needs to use what is said in a calculation to determine what is implicated. After speculating that Griceans who accept the dependency claim are unduly focused on literal uses of language, I argue that the dependency claim is mistaken. Rejecting dependency undermines Récanati's argument for a particular way of separating semantics from pragmatics. I conclude by exploring how what is said and what is implicated may be construed without dependency. © 2002 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.en_US
dc.languageengen_US
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dc.subjectAvailability Principleen_US
dc.subjectConversational Implicatureen_US
dc.subjectGriceen_US
dc.subjectRecanatien_US
dc.subjectSemantic Underdeterminationen_US
dc.subjectSemantics/Pragmatics Distinctionen_US
dc.titleWhat is saiden_US
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