Arché (St Andrews),
the IHPST/Chaire d'Excellence 'Ontological Structure and Semantic Structure' (Paris),
Logos (Barcelona), and
CSMN (Oslo) are organizing new annual colloquium 'Semantics and Philosophy in Europe' (SPE).
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).
The colloquium is to take place every year, alternating between Paris, St Andrews, Barcelona, and Oslo.
The first colloquium will take place in Paris, May 2-4, 2008 (Ecole Normale Superieure, Salle des Actes, 45 rue d'Ulm, 75005 Paris).
We invite submissions to any of the interface areas of linguistics, semantics and philosophy for 40 minute talks.
Two-page abstract of 1000 words maximum should be sent by
by 15 February, 2008.
Submitted abstracts will be evaluated by the SPE Advisory Board, consisting of:
Notification of acceptance will be sent by 15 March, 2008