LINGUIST List 30.4940

Tue Dec 31 2019

Calls: Philosophy of Language, Pragmatics/Italy

Editor for this issue: Everett Green <>

Date: 15-Dec-2019
From: Alessandro Capone <>
Subject: Third International Conference on Pragmatics and Philosophy
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Full Title: Third International Conference on Pragmatics and Philosophy
Short Title: Pragmasophia3

Date: 17-Jul-2020 - 20-Jul-2020
Location: Noto (Italy, Sicily), Italy
Contact Person: Alessandro Capone
Meeting Email: < click here to access email >
Web Site:

Linguistic Field(s): Philosophy of Language; Pragmatics

Call Deadline: 27-Feb-2020

Meeting Description:

The focus of this conference is the relationship between linguistic pragmatics and philosophy, and the possible applications of pragmatic theories to different practical domains (including legal interpretation, medical interviews, intercultural communication). The goal is to broach different approaches and theories meet and discuss, and consider social challenges coming from various fields.

The conference hosts sessions on pragmatics and philosophy; pragmatics and cognition; argumentation theory; pragmatics and law; socio-pragmatics; clinical pragmatics

Call for Papers:

Selected papers will be published in one or two volumes of the Springer series “Perspectives in Pragmatics, Philosophy, and Psychology.”

Conference Venue:
Palazzo Carlo Giavanti, Via A. Sofia, 78, Noto (SR)

Themes and topics:

Pragmatics and Philosophy
Intercultural pragmatics
Pragmatics and law
Cognitive science
Critical discourse analysis

Scientific committee:

Alessandro Capone
Wayne Davis
Igor Douven
Paolo Leonardi
Istvan Kecskes
Pietro Perconti

Key Speakers (provisional):

Wayne Davis
Yan Huang
Keith Allan
Paolo Leonardi
Nathan Salmon
Istvan Kecskes
Jay Atlas
Richard Warner
Michael Devitt
Kasia Jaszczolt
Igor Douven
Louise Cummings
Manuel Garcia-Carpintero
Brian Butler

Organizing Committee:

Alessandro Capone
Pietro Perconti
Domenica Bruni
Assunta Penna
Roberto Graci

Submission Info:

We invite the submission of papers on the topics of conference. Submit your research by January 31, 2020. Submission is made by sending a proposal to:; The submitted papers should be no more than 3 pages long (no more than 1000 words). The papers must be prepared for blind referee, with all self-reference and personal data suppressed.

Important Dates:

January 31, 2020 Abstract submission deadline

February 28, 2020 Notification of paper acceptance


The registration can be done at the welcome desk: Palazzo Giavanti, via A. Sofia, 78. Noto (SR) both on 16th, July, 2020 (15-19 pm) and 17th, July, 2020, from 8 am.


The conference fee: 70 € (including social dinner). It can be payed during the registration.


Noto can be reached through Catania airport, where one can find buses coming from and going to Noto every thirty minutes. Noto is a Baroque town with splendid buildings. Noto is very close to Catania, Syracuse and Taormina.

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