Seventh colloquium
Semantics and Philosophy in Europe
 
SPE 7
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SPE 7 will be hosted by the Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft (ZAS) in Berlin in cooperation with Institut für Philosophie and Institut für deutsche Sprache und Linguistik at Humboldt University Berlin.

DATE: June 26-28, 2014 (conference), June 25, 2014 (tutorials)

PLACE: Zentrum für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft, Berlin

Invited speakers:

The purpose of the Semantics and Philosophy in Europe colloquia is provide a forum for presenting research in the interface between linguistic semantics and various areas of philosophy (philosophy of language, philosophy of mind/cognition, metaphysics etc.). Previous SPE meetings have taken place place in Paris (SPE1, 2008 and SPE3, 2010), London (SPE2, 2009), Bochum (SPE4, 2011), Turin (SPE5, 2012) and St.Peterburg (SPE6, 2013). In addition to the general session, SPE 7 will feature two special sessions:

  • Conceptual structures and truth-conditional semantics
  • Attitudes towards questions
Two preconference tutorials will be offered:
  • Questions: from embedded clauses to speech acts (Manfred Krifka, ZAS)
  • Evaluative predicates (Friederike Moltmann, CNRS, Carla Umbach, ZAS)

Registration is open now.

Program and organization:
Anton Benz (ZAS), Manfred Krifka (ZAS/HU Berlin), Friederike Moltmann (CNRS Paris), Tobias Rosefeldt (HU Berlin), Stephanie Solt (ZAS), Isidora Stojanovic (UPF Barcelona / CNRS Paris), Carla Umbach (ZAS), Thomas Ede Zimmermann (Goethe Universität Frankfurt).


Contact: spe7(at)zas(dot)gwz-berlin(dot)de