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The Logic of Conventional Implicatures

Christopher Potts

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273829
eISBN:
9780191706653
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273829.001.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This book revives the study of conventional implicatures in natural language semantics. The label ‘conventional implicature’ dates back to H. Paul Grice’s early work on the foundations of linguistic ... More


Introduction

Christopher Potts

in The Logic of Conventional Implicatures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273829
eISBN:
9780191706653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273829.003.0001
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This short chapter provides a conceptual overview of the book. It situates the ideas within linguistics and also more generally within the cognitive sciences.


A preliminary case for conventional implicatures

Christopher Potts

in The Logic of Conventional Implicatures

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199273829
eISBN:
9780191706653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199273829.003.0002
Subject:
Linguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter begins with a brief history of the idea of conventional implicatures (CIs) and a close look at Grice’s original definition. It compares and contrasts CIs with conversational ... More


Range, Information, and Process

Sabina Alkire

in Valuing Freedoms: Sen's Capability Approach and Poverty Reduction

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
April 2004
ISBN:
9780199245796
eISBN:
9780191600838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199245797.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Each of the four chapters of Part I of the book synthesizes one aspect that must be specified in the operationalization of the capability approach, then proposes a framework for doing so. This third ... More


Error

G. E. R. Lloyd

in Being, Humanity, and Understanding

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199654727
eISBN:
9780191742088
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654727.003.0003
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

How can error be diagnosed without prejudice? If we use our conceptual schemata to criticize other people’s ideas, is that not bound to distort them? But how can we avoid using our concepts, since ... More


Narrow Originalism/Intentionalism

Sotirios A. Barber and James E. Fleming

in Constitutional Interpretation: The Basic Questions

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195328578
eISBN:
9780199855339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195328578.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

Narrow originalists contend that constitutional interpreters can avoid philosophical reflection and choice by determining and enforcing the relatively concrete intentions (or original meanings or ... More


Conclusion: The Future of Masculinities

Ann C. McGinley

in Masculinity at Work: Employment Discrimination through a Different Lens

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780814796139
eISBN:
9780814764329
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814796139.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Employment Law

This chapter explains that the book combines masculinities research with feminist legal theory, critical race theory, and intersectionality and multidimensionality theories to enhance understanding ... More


Multi-framing as a tool in top management teams

Gary Kokk, Sten Jönsson, and Airi Rovio-Johansson

in The Work of Managers: Towards a Practice Theory of Management

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199639724
eISBN:
9780191738661
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199639724.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies

This chapter explores the collective process of management in an analysis of an audio–video recorded half-hour episode at a management team meeting at a multinational company. Solving problems while ... More


Welfare Democracies and Party Politics: Explaining Electoral Dynamics in Times of Changing Welfare Capitalism

Philip Manow, Bruno Palier, and Hanna Schwander (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198807971
eISBN:
9780191845765
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198807971.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Europe’s political landscapes are in turmoil; new radical parties challenge the established political order. This book locates Europe’s contemporary challenges within the longer economic and ... More


A New Type of Mathematical Modeling

Johannes Lenhard

in Calculated Surprises: A Philosophy of Computer Simulation

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780190873288
eISBN:
9780190873318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190873288.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter synthesizes the findings of chapters 1 through 4. The phenomena investigated there correlate positively; that is, they interact in such a way that one strengthens the other. As a result, ... More


The concept of inclusion/exclusion and the concept of work

Rik van Berkel, Iver Hornemann Møller, and Colin C. Williams

in Active social policies in the EU: Inclusion through participation?

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781861342805
eISBN:
9781447301400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781861342805.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Comparative and Historical Sociology

This chapter discusses the main concepts applied in this book — inclusion, exclusion and marginalisation on the one hand, and the concept of work on the other. It differentiates integration in the ... More


Evolutionary routes leading to host manipulation by parasites

Frédéric Thomas, Thierry Rigaud, and Jacques Brodeur

in Host Manipulation by Parasites

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199642236
eISBN:
9780191774621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199642236.003.0002
Subject:
Biology, Disease Ecology / Epidemiology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

This chapter explores questions that have emerged from the ongoing quest for patterns and processes in the evolution of host behaviour manipulation by parasites. The arguments are developed in three ... More


Intersectional Violence in Rosewood and Beyond

Edward González-Tennant

in The Rosewood Massacre: An Archaeology and History of Intersectional Violence

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780813056784
eISBN:
9780813053448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056784.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 5 returns to intersectionality and the ways it relates to the multidimensionality of violence in Rosewood and beyond. The 1923 Rosewood race riot is just one event among hundreds of race ... More


A Theory of Scenes

Daniel Aaron Silver and Terry Nichols Clark

in Scenescapes: How Qualities of Place Shape Social Life

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780226356853
eISBN:
9780226357041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226357041.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Urban and Rural Studies

This chapter articulates a theory of scenes. More specifically, it develops concepts for answering the question: “what kind of a scene is this?” It comes in four sections. The first argues that any ... More


Youth Justice: From Linear Risk Paradigm to Complexity

Stephen Case and Kevin Haines

in Applying complexity theory: Whole systems approaches to criminal justice and social work

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9781447311409
eISBN:
9781447311430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447311409.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Law, Crime and Deviance

Chapter Six addresses the issue of developing risk assessment tools from a post-positivist complexity perspective and in so doing, challenges the dominance of positivist, reductionist, deterministic ... More


Thick Concepts and Underdetermination

Pekka Väyrynen

in The Lewd, the Rude and the Nasty: A Study of Thick Concepts in Ethics

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199314751
eISBN:
9780199369225
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199314751.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The chapter considers arguments that global evaluations are needed in determining the extensions of thick terms and concepts and that this supports treating them as inherently evaluative in meaning. ... More


Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Laura M. Padilla-Walker and Gustavo Carlo (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

Prosocial behavior (actions intended to benefit others) has been associated with a number of positive outcomes across childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood. However, existing research often ... More


The Study of Prosocial Behavior: Past, Present, and Future

Laura M. Padilla-Walker and Gustavo Carlo

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter provides an introductory look at the topics addressed in the current volume, highlighting salient issues that suggest a need to consider prosocial behavior as a multidimensional ... More


Parents as Recipients of Adolescent Prosocial Behavior

Mary B. Eberly Lewis

in Prosocial Development: A Multidimensional Approach

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199964772
eISBN:
9780199368693
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199964772.003.0015
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Social Psychology

The multidimensionality of adolescent prosocial behavior toward parents is evident by considering the many different forms that prosocial behavior takes in an ongoing relationship, factors linked to ... More


Poverty, Inequality, and Well-Being in Fourth-Century Athens

Claire Taylor

in Poverty, Wealth, and Well-Being: Experiencing Penia in Democratic Athens

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780198786931
eISBN:
9780191829062
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198786931.003.0007
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This concluding chapter brings together some of the threads running through the book. It argues that there is much to gain by viewing poverty in the ancient world as multidimensional, that poverty ... More


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