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Message 1: Asserting, Meaning, and Implying: A Conference in Linguistics and Philosophy in Honor of Jay David Atlas. A 60th Birthday Celebration.

Date: 07-Mar-2005
From: Martin Hackl <Martin.Hacklpomona.edu>
Subject: Asserting, Meaning, and Implying: A Conference in Linguistics and Philosophy in Honor of Jay David Atlas. A 60th Birthday Celebration.

Asserting, Meaning, and Implying: A Conference in Linguistics and Philosophy in
Honor of Jay David Atlas. A 60th Birthday Celebration.

Date: 01-Apr-2005 - 02-Apr-2005
Location: Claremont, CA, United States of America
Contact: Martin Hackl
Contact Email: Martin.Hacklpomona.edu
Meeting URL: http://www.lcs.pomona.edu/JayFest

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics; Semantics

Meeting Description:

'Asserting, Meaning, and Implying: A Conference in Linguistics and Philosophy in
Honor of Jay David Atlas. A 60th Birthday Celebration.' is hosted by the
Department of Linguistics and Cognitive Science at Pomona College at the
college's beautiful campus in Southern California. The conference spans Friday,
April 1, afternoon and Saturday, April 2, all day and is open to the public.
Invited Speakers:

Barbara Abbott
Paul Benacerraf
Anne Bezuidenhout
Noel Burton-Roberts
Laurence Horn
Ruth Kempson
George Lakoff
Jerrold Sadock
Scott Soames
Deirdre Wilson
Frans Zwarts

Invited speakers and the titles of their talks are listed below. For complete
conference schedule and conference logistics please visit
http://www.lcs.pomona.edu/JayFest

Barbara Abbott: ''Presuppositions and Conventional Implicatures''

Paul Benacerraf: ''GÅ‘nadology''

Anne Bezuidenhout: ''Presupposition Failure and the Topic/Focus Structure of
Utterances''

Noel Burton-Roberts: ''Varieties of Semantic Encoding''

Laurence Horn: ''ONLY Connect: How to Unpack an Exclusive Proposition''

Ruth Kempson: ''Dialogue and the Grammar-Pragmatics Interface''

George Lakoff: ''How Cognitive Science Changes Philosophy: The Case of Freedom''

Jerrold Sadock: ''Math According to GARP''

Scott Soames: ''The Gap Between Meaning and Assertion: Why What We Literally Say
Often Differs from What Our Words Literally Mean''

Deirdre Wilson: ''Metaphor, Lexical Pragmatics, and Truth-Conditional Content''

Frans Zwarts: ''Negation, Temporal Connectives, and Non-Veridicality''
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