[lit-ideas] Re: Feline Implicature

  • From: Robert Paul <rpaul@xxxxxxxx>
  • To: lit-ideas@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Wed, 29 Jun 2011 14:40:54 -0700

JL wrote

A Cat's Implicature

Grice adored cats. In one writing, he is considering the Kantian
transcendental subject par excellence and he wonders whether 'cats' should not  
be
allowed such a status -- he declines.

He kept a few cats notably in his Berkeley home. He named them after the
places where he would find them: there was Sausalito, there was Moraga, and
there was Oakland.

What is the natural expression of intention? ---Look at a cat when it stalks a bird; or a beast when
it wants to escape. ...

---/Philosophical Investigation/s §647

Robert Paul,
just messing around

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