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LINGUIST List 21.2258

Tue May 18 2010

Confs: Philosophy of Lang, Semantics, Pragmatics/Italy

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        1.    Salvatore Pistoia-Reda, Session of Study: At the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface

Message 1: Session of Study: At the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface
Date: 18-May-2010
From: Salvatore Pistoia-Reda <pistoia.redaunisi.it>
Subject: Session of Study: At the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface
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Session of Study: At the Semantics/Pragmatics Interface

Date: 21-Jun-2010 - 24-Jun-2010
Location: University of Siena, Italy
Contact: Salvatore Pistoia-Reda
Contact Email: pistoia.redaunisi.it
Meeting URL: http://spr.altervista.org/site/Implicatures10/Implicatures10.html

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

Meeting Description:

The goal of this session of study is to provide participants with an exposure to
recent linguistic and philosophical literature on implicatures. Experimental
data, as well as game-theoretical modeling and theoretical characterization
concerning scalar implicatures, will be discussed by leading figures in the
fields of linguistics and philosophy of language.

Uli Sauerland (Center for General Linguistics, Berlin)

June 21
10:00-12:00 and 15:00-17:00
Aula Cantucci - Santa Chiara College, via Valdimontone,1: Current Work on
Implicatures: An Overview

June 22
10:00-12:00 and 15:00-17:00
Aula Cantucci - Santa Chiara College, via Valdimontone, 1: Quality and Quantity

Benjamin Spector (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris)

June 23
10:00-12:00 and 15:00-17:00
Aula Cantucci - Santa Chiara College, via Valdimontone, 1: The Grammatical
Approach to Scalar Implicatures: Arguments and Counterarguments

June 24
10:00-12:00 and 15:00-17:00
Aula Cantucci - Santa Chiara College, via Valdimontone, 1: Exhaustification,
Focus and Economy

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