Donald Davidson (1917-2003).
Davidson was, like his teacher Quine, a huge name
in American philosophy in the latter 20th century.
Well be looking at a short but famous piece of
Davidsons, On the Very Idea of a Conceptual
Scheme and seeing what it tells us
HP Grice: Conventional and Conversational Implicature
One of the main ideas associated with Grice is his attempt to draw our
attention to the fact that the meanings of sentences are often
beneath the surface, implied, rather than literally contained in th
Wittgenstein & Alice checklist
Main Purpose of Section 2: The investigation of the structure of
language via the later philosophy of Wittgenstein. This
illuminates how language and hence argumentation work and
what we must assume before any argument is ma
Duane, James J. "The right to remain silent: a new answer to an old
question." Criminal Justice 25.2 (2010).
Consider the following question that comes up rather frequently for lawyers
who practice criminal and civil litigation. Suppose in representing cl