LINGUIST List 27.1437
Fri Mar 25 2016
Confs: Cog Sci, Philosophy of Lang/UK
Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <ashleylinguistlist.org>
Nick Tasker <n.tasker
Mental Representation in Linguistics E-mail this message to a friend
Mental Representation in Linguistics
Date: 26-May-2016 - 27-May-2016
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom
Contact: Nick Tasker
Contact Email: < click here to access email >
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science; Philosophy of Language
Hosted by the Nature of Representation Group (Leeds), and supported by the Analysis Trust.
Aim: To bring together linguists and philosophers to discuss the characterisation of human cognition involved in contemporary linguistic theorising and the disputed role in the theory of attributions of mental states with representational content.
Georges Rey (Maryland), TBA
Ianthi Tsimpli (Cambridge), TBA
David Adger (QMU), “Representation, derivation and syntactic structure”
Frances Egan (Rutgers), “A deflationary account of mental representation in linguistics''
John Collins (UEA), “What does a syntactic representation represent?”
Wolfram Hinzen (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), “On method in the study of mental representation”
Registration is free but space is limited. Please email philosophy.linguistics.conf
gmail.com if you wish to attend. Please state if you would like to attend the conference dinner on the evening of Thursday 26 May.
Postgraduate attendance is supported by the Analysis Trust. Postgraduate students from outside Leeds are eligible to apply for a grant of up to £70 to cover a maximum of 50% of the cost of accommodation and evening meals. Grants will be attributed on a first-come, first-served basis.
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