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LINGUIST List 21.33

Tue Jan 05 2010

Calls: General Ling, Philosophy of Lang, Semantics/France

Editor for this issue: Kate Wu <katelinguistlist.org>

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        1.    Alexandra Arapinis, Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 3

Message 1: Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 3
Date: 22-Dec-2009
From: Alexandra Arapinis <alexandra.arapinismalix.univ-paris1.fr>
Subject: Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 3
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Full Title: Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 3
Short Title: SPE3

Date: 27-May-2010 - 29-May-2010
Location: Paris, France
Contact Person: Alexandra Arapinis
Meeting Email: Alexandra.Arapinismalix.univ-paris1.fr
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics; Philosophy of Language; Semantics

Call Deadline: 28-Feb-2010

Meeting Description:

The purpose of the SPE colloquium is to enhance the dialogue between linguists
and philosophers and to provide a new forum for presenting research in the
interface between linguistic semantics and the related areas of philosophy
(philosophy of language, metaphysics, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of
mind, epistemology) . The colloquium takes place annually in different European
cities, such as Paris (SPE1, 2008), London (SPE2, 2009), and Bochum (SPE4, 2011).

Call for Papers

Invited Speakers:

General Session:
Peter Pagin (University of Stockholm)
Graham Priest (University of Melbourne and CUNY Graduate Center)
Special Sessions:
Special Session 1: Quantification, Referential Terms, and Objects
Thomas Hofweber (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
Special session 2 Propositional and Non-propositional Sentential Content
Paul Portner (University of Maryland)

May 24-26, 2010
The Semantics of Existence and Nonexistence
Friederike Moltmann (IHPST) and Graham Priest (University of Melbourne and CUNY
Graduate Center)

Submission Details:
Two-page anonymous abstracts are invited for a 30-minute talk. Please specify
general session or one of the special sessions on the abstract.
On a separate page please specify name, affiliation, e-mail address, and general
session or one of the special sessions as on the abstract.

Submission Deadline: February 28, 2010

Submission Address:

Organizing Committee:
Alexandra Arapinis (IHPST)
Friederike Moltmann (IHPST)
Fabio Del Prete (IJN)
Paula Quinon (IHPST)
David Ripley (IJN)

Advisory Committee:
Herman Cappelen (Arché)
Manuel Garcia-Carpintero (Logos)
Thomas Hofweber (UNC, Chapel Hill)
Chris Kennedy (Chicago)
Peter Ludlow (Toronto)
Robert May (UC Davis)
Friederike Moltmann (IHPST)
Stephen Neale (CUNY)
Peter Pagin (Stockholm)
Philippe Schlenker (IJN/NYU)
Barry Smith (Institute of Philosophy, London)
Jason Stanley (Rutgers)
Zoltan Szabo (Yale)
Crispin Wright (NIP/ NYU)

For further details about the special sessions and tutorial see:

Second call for papers: January 30, 2010
Submission deadline: February 28, 2010
Notification of acceptance: March 30, 2010
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