Paul Grice

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Birthday
13, 1913
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 28, 1988 (75)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
13, 1913
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Aug 28, 1988 (75)

About

Popular for his work on the nature of meaning, which greatly influenced semantics, and his theory of implicature.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

He espoused the Cooperative Principle and the Maxims of Conversation in his development of conversational implicature.

Family Life

He had two children with his wife. The family settled in Beverly Hills.

Associated With

He frequently lectured on William James.