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Thu Sep 08 2016

Confs: Philosphy of Language/USA

Editor for this issue: Kenneth Steimel <>

Date: 06-Sep-2016
From: Malte Willer <>
Subject: Meaning, Metaphor, and Maimonides: Honoring Josef Stern
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Meaning, Metaphor, and Maimonides: Honoring Josef Stern

Date: 04-Dec-2016 - 05-Dec-2016
Location: Chicago, IL, USA
Contact: William Weaver
Contact Email: < click here to access email >

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language

Meeting Description:

The Department of Philosophy at the University of Chicago is organizing a conference in honor of Josef Stern, William H. Colvin Professor Emeritus in the Department of Philosophy and in the College, and Inaugural Director of the Chicago Center for Jewish Studies. The conference will be an occasion to honor Josef Stern’s work and his contributions to the University, where he retired in the Spring quarter 2016 after having taught almost continuously since 1979.

The conference will be held at the Franke Institute for the Humanities.

Confirmed Speakers:

Paul Franks (Yale)
Rachel Goodman (Nebraska-Lincoln)
Aidan Gray (UIC)
Nat Hansen (Reading)
Robin Jeshion (USC)
John Kulvicki (Dartmouth)
Steven Nadler (Wisconsin-Madison)

With a keynote presentation by Josef Stern to follow.

More information at

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