Seventh colloquium
Semantics and Philosophy in Europe
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  3rd floor, room 3084th floor, room 403
Wednesday, 25. June 2014
11.00 -- 13.00Tutorial 1
Manfred Krifka (ZAS)
Questions: from embedded clauses to speech acts
Tutorial 2
Friederike Moltmann (CNRS), Carla Umbach (ZAS)
Evaluative predicates
14.30 -- 16.30
Thursday, 26. June 2014
9.30Plenary talk: Galit Sassoon (Bar Ilan University)
Breaking myths about similarity
10.30Antje Rossdeutscher, Tillmann Pross
Measuring out the relation between conceptual structures and
truth-conditional semantics
Lorenzo Rossi
Adding a conditional to Kripke’s theory of truth
11.15Coffee break
11.35Sebastian Bücking, Frauke Buscher
How do compositional semantics and conceptual structures
interact? A case-study on mental attitude adverbials
Katharina Felka
Presuppositions and Truth-Value Intuitions
12.20Michael Glanzberg
Concepts and Composition in the Lexicon
Jan Wislicki
Expressing the meaning of quotation
13.05Lunch break
14.30Claudia Maienborn, Johanna Herdtfelder
Composition, Coercion and the Lexicon: Deriving Eventive and
Stative Readings of Causal Modifiers in Copula Sentences
Dolf Rami, Wilfried Keller
A Uniform Analysis of Incomplete and
Referential Definite Descriptions
15.15Peter Sutton
Probabilistic Prototypes and Compositionality
Peter Fritz
Counterfactuals and Contingently Existing Propositions
16.00Coffee break
16.20Plenary talk: Peter Gärdenfors (Lund University)
Lexical semantics based on conceptual spaces
17.20 Poster Session (plus drinks and snacks)
Friday, 27. June 2014
9.30Plenary talk: Maria Aloni (University of Amsterdam)
On concealed questions and specificational subjects
10.30Maria Biezma, Kyle Rawlins
Bundling questions and granularity in discourse
Eva Poortman
Boolean "and" and Non-Boolean "and":
Resolving Vagueness of Plural Predication
11.15Coffee break
11.35Ivano Ciardelli
Question meaning = resolution conditions
Carmen Dobrovie-Sorin
The Homogeneity Constraint on Plural Quantifiers
12.20Robert Matthews
Intellectualism, Competence, and Knowledge
Manuel Križ, Emmanuel Chemla
Finding Gaps
13.05Lunch break
14.30Barbara Vetter, Emanuel Viebahn
How many meanings for 'may'? The case for modal polysemy
Daniel Tiskin
De Se, Transparent Readings and the Structure of Pronouns
15.15Martin Aher
A New Twist to the Miners Puzzle
Corien Bary and Daniel Altshuler
Double access and acquaintance
16.00Coffee break
16.20Andy Yu
Epistemic modals under disjunction
Brendan Balcerak Jackson
Linguistic Solutions to Philosophical Problems?
17.20 - 18.20Plenary talk: Jane Friedman (New York University)
20.00Conference dinner (Vabrique, Ritterstrasse 12-14, 10969 Berlin)
Saturday, 28. June 2014
9.30Plenary talk: Rick Nouwen (Utrecht University)
On the blooming descriptive content of (some) expressives
10.30Cornelia Ebert, Christian Ebert
Gestures, demonstratives, and the attributive/referential distinction
Matthijs Westera
Giving conversational implicatures the status they need
and deserve
11.15Coffee break
11.35Philippe Schlenker
Natural Logic with Iconicity
Jessica Pepp
Puzzles, data, and theory: a case study
12.20 - 13.20Plenary talk: Jason Stanley (Yale University)
Subordinating Speech and Linguistic Context

Javier González de Prado SalasDefeasibility as a source of semantic context-dependence
Bridget Copley and Phillip WolffUsing theories of causation to model non-culmination and agency
Peter RidleyTravis on Reference, Speakers and Semantics
Manuel KrižConditionals, Monotonicity, and Definite Descriptions
Tillmann ProssOn the natural language metaphysics of dispositions
Uli SauerlandMaking Fuzzy Logic Work for Language
Alexander DingesProblems for Epistemic Relativism: The Case of Testimony
Rachel SzekelyLinguistic reflexes of ontological dependence relations
Justyna Grudzinska,
Marek Zawadowski
Generalized Quantifiers on Dependent Types: A System for Anaphora
Hans-Martin GärtnerInfinitival Interrogatives and Conjecture Predicates

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