Argumentation 23 (2):239-257 (2009)

Fred Kauffeld
Edgewood College
The pragmatics underlying Paul Grice’s analysis of utterance-meaning provide a powerful framework for investigating the commitments arguers undertake. Unfortunately, the complexity of Grice’s analysis has frustrated appropriate reliance on this important facet of his work. By explicating Cicero’s use of apostrophe in his famous “First Catilinarian” this essay attempts to show that a full complex of reflexive gricean speaker intentions in essentially to seriously saying and meaning something
Keywords Apostrophe  Argumentation  Burden of proof  Cicero   In Catilinam I  Roman oratory  Grice  Pragmatics  Stampe  Strategic management  Utterance-occasion meaning  Saying and meaning something
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DOI 10.1007/s10503-008-9123-x
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