Conference: Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 6 (SPE 6)

Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 6 (SPE6)

Date: 10-Jun-2013 – 14-Jun-2013

Location: Saint Petersburg, Russia

Contact Person: Alexandra Arapinis

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Meeting Description:

The 6th Semantics and Philosophy in Europe Colloquium (SPE6), which this year will take place in St Petersburg during the White Nights.

Place: Bobrinsky Palace, Smolny College, St Petersburg

Time: June 10-14, 2013

The purpose of the 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 various related areas of philosophy (philosophy of language, epistemology, metaphysics, philosophy of mathematics, and philosophy of mind).

Invited Speakers:

General Session:

Barbara Partee (University of Massachusetts, Amherst /Moscow University)

Kjell Johann Saebo (University of Oslo)

Special Sessions:

[1] The Interface between Linguistic Semantics and Philosophy of Mind

Berit Brogaard (University of Missouri, Saint Louis)

Frances Egan (Rutgers University)

Scott Soames (University of Southern California)


Robert Matthews (Rutgers University)

Friederike Moltmann (CNRS, Paris)

[2] The Status of Semantics in the History of Generative Grammar

John Collins (University of East Anglia)

Wolfram Hinzen (Durham/Barcelona)

Robert May / Adam Sennett (UC Davis)

Howard Lasnik (University of Maryland)

[3] Empirical Methods in the Investigation of Semantics

Erica Cosentino (Calabria/Bochum)

Tatiana Chernigovskaya (St Petersburg)

Natalia Slioussar (Utrecht/St Petersburg)

Markus Werning (Bochum)

Abstract submission deadline: March 22, 2013

Notification of acceptance: April 5, 2013

Organizing Committee of SPE6:

Berit Brogaard, Tatiana Chernigovskaya, Wolfram Hinzen,Robert Matthews, Robert May, Friederike Moltmann, Markus Werning, Ede Zimmermann

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