Juliet: If they do see thee, they will murder thee. A satisficing algorithm for pragmatic conditionals
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- López-Rousseau, A. & Ketelaar, T. Mind & Society (2006) 5: 71. doi:10.1007/s11299-006-0009-z
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In a recent Mind & Society article, Evans (2005) argues for the social and communicative function of conditional statements. In a related article, we argue for satisficing algorithms for mapping conditional statements onto social domains (Eur J Cogn Psychol 16:807–823,2004). The purpose of the present commentary is to integrate these two arguments by proposing a revised pragmatic cues algorithm for pragmatic conditionals.