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Logic and language in causal explanation

Denis J. Hilton

in Causal Cognition: A Multidisciplinary Debate

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198524021
eISBN:
9780191689093
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198524021.003.0016
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology

This chapter considers the causal explanation as a conversational practice, and draws on the account of verbal communication in terms of a ‘co-operative principle’ and of ‘maxims of conversation’. It ... More


Dark Matter Confrontations in Translation

Daniel L. Everett

in Dark Matter of the Mind: The Culturally Articulated Unconscious

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226070766
eISBN:
9780226401430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226401430.003.0009
Subject:
Anthropology, Social and Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines conditions which make translation possible, coming to the conclusion that translation can never be completely successful. Returning to his initial experiences translating the ... More


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