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Unformatted text preview: Cooperative principle (Grice) We assume people are cooperative in conversation and we make sense of their statements accordingly. Maxims of conversation (sort of like rules but not as rigid) o Quantity Not too much, but no too little o Quality Truth telling. When in a conversation you shouldnt commit yourself to something that is untrue. Un-supportable o Relation Relevance. Whatever you say in a conversation to relate immediately to what was said before. o Manner Say things in a way that are clear and understandable. 16:22 16:22...
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This note was uploaded on 09/28/2009 for the course GEOL 002 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '09 term at GWU.
- Spring '09