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Workshop on Billboards, Indexicals, Context, and Interpreters

 

Workshop


  Time: 16 September, 2012 - 17 September, 2012
  Location: Parliament Hall, St Andrews
 
 

This workshop will be devoted to issues having to do with the interpretation of indexicals.

Speakers include: Andy Egan (Rutgers/Arche), Barry Smith (Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London), Seth Yalcin (Berkeley), Wayne Davis (Georgetown), Chris Barker (NYU) and Jonathan Cohen (UC San Diego)

Please note: Unfortunately, Angelika Kratzer has had to cancel her talk due to illness.

Workshop Programme

Sunday 16th September

  • 09:00 - 10:45 Andy Egan (Rutgers/Arch): Billboards Revisited
  • 11:00 - 12:45 Wayne Davis (Georgetown): Dyadic Contextualism and Content Relativism
  • 12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
  • 13:45 - 15:30 Jonathan Cohen (UC San Diego): Indexicality and the Puzzle of the Answering Machine

Monday 17th September

  • 09:00 - 10:45 Chris Barker (NYU): Forking scenarios
  • 11:00 - 12:45 Seth Yalcin (Berkeley): The Semantic Role of Context
  • 12:45 - 13:45 Lunch
  • 13:45 - 15:30 Barry Smith (Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London): Varieties of Self-Awareness