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Research in the L&M group focuses on philosophical issues about language and mind. We have a broad range of interests; in recent semesters, we have discussed topics including the foundations of formal semantic theory, slurs and pejoratives, the distinction between semantics and pragmatics, context-sensitivity, the experience of time, mental representation in humans and animals, the relation between consciousness and personal identity, and more.


Language and Mind group meets on a weekly basis to discuss a variety of issues in philosophy of language and/or philosophy of mind. These seminars take place this semester every Tuesday from 12:00 – 14:00. For details of the current program and venue see the Arché Weekly Calendar.


s: Emilia Wilson, Cecily Whiteley

Members: Derek Ball, Simon Prosser, Justin D’Ambrosio

Research students: Suzuka Komatsu, Luca Alberto Rappuoli, Amr Salih, Victor Tamburini, Jean Gové, Daniel Garibay Garcia, Christopher Masterman, Nick Allen, Tom Kaspers, Stefano Pugnaghi, Paolo Savino, Lixiao Lin, Katharina Bernhard

Associated news

Publication: Victor Tamburini

Conference Acceptance: Jean Gové

Conference Acceptance: Daniel Garibay Garcia & Jean Gové

Workshop acceptance: Belinda Marshall, Jean Gové

Daniel Garibay Garcia to present at the Sixth Philosophy of Language and Mind Network Conference

Publication: Special Issue of RoPP, PLM5

Publication: Franz Berto

PhD Funding Opportunity (Philosophy and Psychology)

Publication: Derek Ball and Torfinn Huvenes

Publication: Jean Gové

Publication: Miguel Egler