Strange Posted June 28, 2017 Share Posted June 28, 2017 Indeed, part of the pragmatics of language is that there is an assumption that each party will say something relevant and meaningful (see Grice's Maxims, for example). Maybe this is what the good Dr means by "truth". But I am not sure a probability can be assigned to that except by some sort of pst-hoc analysis (which appears to be the opposite of what he suggests). In short, I wish Dr Dick would get on and explain his ideas in more detail, instead of this repetitive drip-feeding of morsels. It is clear there are many people here capable of understanding, and willing to consider, his ideas. If only we would be told what they were... Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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