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pragmatic contradiction


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An inconsistency arising because of an implicature, or one of the normal implications of saying something, rather than because of the content of what is said. ‘p but I do not believe that p’ is the standard example (see Moore's paradox). Varieties of the peritrope hope to catch relativists in some kind of pragmatic contradiction.

Subjects: Philosophy.


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