Gricean Semantics and Vague Speaker-Meaning

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Schiffer, Stephen;
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  • Journal: Croatian Journal of Philosophy,volume 17,issue 3 (51) (issn: 1333-1108, eissn: 1847-6139)
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  • Subject: Gricean semantics; Stephen Neale; proposition; vagueness; vague speaker-meaning.

Presentations of Gricean semantics, including Stephen Neale’s in “Silent Reference,” totally ignore vagueness, even though virtually every utterance is vague. I ask how Gricean semantics might be adjusted to accommodate vague speaker-meaning. My answer is that it can’t ... View more
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