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LINGUIST List 24.774

Tue Feb 12 2013

Calls: Semantics, Philosophy of Language/Japan

Editor for this issue: Anna Belew <annalinguistlist.org>

Date: 11-Feb-2013
From: Christopher Tancredi <cdtancredigmail.com>
Subject: Attitudinal Semantics
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Full Title: Attitudinal Semantics

Date: 03-Sep-2013 - 04-Sep-2013
Location: Keio University, Tokyo, Japan
Contact Person: Christopher Tancredi
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site: http://sites.google.com/site/attitudinalsemantics/call-for-papers

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language; Semantics

Call Deadline: 31-Mar-2013

Meeting Description:

Conference on Attitudinal Semantics

Sponsored by:

Theoretical Linguistics at Keio (TaLK) and The Semantics Research Group
Institute for Cultural and Linguistic Studies, Keio University

Dates: September 3-4, 2013

Invited Speakers:

James Higginbotham, USC
Irene Heim, MIT
Yael Sharvit, UCLA

This conference is on the semantics of attitude attribution. Potential areas of interest include but are not limited to de se interpretation, the de re / de dicto distinction, interpreting pronouns in attitude contexts, presupposition in attitude contexts, control, knowledge attribution and the Gettier problem, comparing modal and sentential analyses of attitude ascriptions, shifting interpretation of embedded indexicals and tense, interpreting modals in attitude contexts, and modeling contradictory beliefs and distinguishing necessary truths (logical omniscience).

Organizing Committee:

Ikumi Imani, Makoto Kanazawa, Kiyomi Kusumoto, Eric McCready, Kimiko Nakanishi, Junri Shimada, Christopher Tancredi

The conference web page can be found at:

https://sites.google.com/site/attitudinalsemantics/

Call for Papers:

We are soliciting abstracts for 50 minute talks on topics related to the semantics of attitude attribution. Potential areas of interest include but are not limited to de se interpretation, the de re / de dicto distinction, interpreting pronouns in attitude contexts, presupposition in attitude contexts, control, knowledge attribution and the Gettier problem, comparing modal and sentential analyses of attitude ascriptions, shifting interpretation of embedded indexicals and tense, interpreting modals in attitude contexts, and modeling contradictory beliefs and distinguishing necessary truths (logical omniscience). Abstracts will be reviewed by the organizing committee and the invited speakers.

Abstracts should be a maximum of 2 pages including examples and references.

Abstracts should be submitted to: attitudinalsemanticsgooglegroups.com

Deadline for submission is midnight, March 31, Japan time.

Authors will be notified of acceptance by June 15.



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