Herbert Paul Grice, usually publishing under the name H. P. Grice, H. Paul Grice, or Paul Grice, was a British philosopher of language, whose work on meaning has influenced the philosophical study of semantics. He is known for his theory of implicature.
|Born:||Mar 13, 1913, Birmingham, England, UK|
|Died:||Aug 28, 1988, Berkeley, California, U.S.|
|Alma mater:||Corpus Christi College, Oxford|
About Paul Grice
Popular for his work on the nature of meaning, which greatly influenced semantics, and his theory of implicature.
He studied at Corpus Christi College, followed by a short teaching stint at Rossall School. He eventually relocated to the United States in 1967 to teach at the University of California, Berkeley.
He espoused the Cooperative Principle and the Maxims of Conversation in his development of conversational implicature.
He had two children with his wife. The family settled in Beverly Hills.
He frequently lectured on William James.
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- British philosophers
- Analytic philosophers
- Alumni of Corpus Christi College, Oxford
- People educated at Clifton College
- British emigrants to the United States
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