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LINGUIST List 21.2190

Tue May 11 2010

Confs: Philosophy of Lang, Pragmatics, Semantics/Netherlands

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        1.    Lucian Zagan, PALMYR IX: Logic and the Use of Language

Message 1: PALMYR IX: Logic and the Use of Language
Date: 11-May-2010
From: Lucian Zagan <lucian.zaganuva.nl>
Subject: PALMYR IX: Logic and the Use of Language
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PALMYR IX: Logic and the Use of Language

Date: 28-Jun-2010 - 29-Jun-2010
Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands
Contact: Lucian Zagan
Contact Email: lucian.zaganuva.nl
Meeting URL: http://www.illc.uva.nl/PALMYR/PALMYR-9/

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

Meeting Description:

Both Paris and Amsterdam host a lively group of young researchers working at the
interface of logic, language, and theories of rationality. PALMYR
(Paris-Amsterdam Logic Meetings of Young Researchers) brings them together.
PALMYR is a series of yearly meetings taking place alternatively in Amsterdam
and Paris. At each PALMYR workshop, visitors give talks about their current
research interests, each presentation being commented by a fellow researcher
from the host town.

PALMYR IX will be held at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation
(ILLC), University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam.

Keynote Speakers:

Fred Landman (Linguistics, Tel-Aviv): ''Prolegomena to a Theory of Mass Nouns''

Frank Veltman (ILLC, Amsterdam): ''Making the Right Exceptions'' (joint paper
with Harald Bastiaanse)

Confirmed Participants:

Alexandra Arapinis (IHPST, Paris): ''Dynamic Analysis of the Systematic Polysemy
of Names of Institutions. The Need for Metaphysical Constraints over a Powerful
Semantic Tool''
Commentator: Ana Aguilar Guevara (Linguistics, Utrecht)

Fabrice Correia (Philosophy, Geneva): ''Non-Proxy Reductions of Eternalist
Commentator: Jonathan Shaheen (ILLC, Amsterdam & Philosophy, Michigan)

Fabio Del Prete (IJN, Paris): ''Non-Monotonic Futures''
Commentator: Katrin Schulz (ILLC, Amsterdam)

David Etlin (Philosophy, Leuven): ''Vague Desire: The Sorites and the Money Pump''
Commentator: Raquel Fernández Rovira (ILLC, Amsterdam)

Henri Galinon (IHPST, Paris): ''Minimal Truth Predicate and Consistency for Free''
Commentator: Theodora Achourioti (ILLC, Amsterdam)

Julie Hunter (IJN, Paris & Philosophy, Texas-Austin): ''Presuppositional Character''
Commentator: Maria Aloni (ILLC, Amsterdam)

Michael Murez (IJN, Paris): ''The Logic, Semantics and Pragmatics of Agentive
Commentator: Inés Crespo (ILLC, Amsterdam)

David Ripley (IJN, Paris): ''Embedding Denial''
Commentator: Catarina Dutilh Novaes (ILLC, Amsterdam)

Johannes Stern (Philosophy, Geneva): ''An Immaculate Conception of Truth,
Necessity, and Knowledge''
Commentator: Stefan Wintein (TiLPS, Tilburg)

Isidora Stojanovic (IJN, Paris): ''Logical Validity vs. Pragmatically Warranted
Commentator: Lucian Zagan (ILLC, Amsterdam)
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