Paris Amsterdam Meetings of Young Researchers

PALMYR IX: Logic and the Use of Language

28-29 June 2010, Amsterdam


PALMYR IX will be held at the Institute for Logic, Language and Computation (ILLC), University of Amsterdam, Science Park 904, 1098 XH Amsterdam. All talks will take place in room C1.112, on the first floor of the building. During coffee breaks, we will be in the ILLC Common Room, C3.113, on the third floor.

 

Keynote speakers

Fred Landman (Linguistics, Tel-Aviv)
"Prolegomena to a Theory of Mass Nouns"

Frank Veltman (ILLC, Amsterdam)
"Making the Right Exceptions" (joint paper with Harald Bastiaanse)

 

Confirmed participants

Alexandra Arapinis (IHPST, Paris)
"Referring to Institutional Entities: Semantic and Ontological Perspectives"
Commentator: Ana Aguilar Guevara (Linguistics, Utrecht)

Fabrice Correia (Philosophy, Geneva)
"Non-Proxy Reductions of Eternalist Discourse"
Commentator: Jonathan Shaheen (ILLC, Amsterdam & Philosophy, Michigan)

Fabio Del Prete (IJN, Paris & Philosophy, Milan)
"Non-Monotonic Futures"
Commentator: Katrin Schulz (ILLC, Amsterdam)

David Etlin (Philosophy, Leuven)
"Vague Desire: The Sorites and the Money Pump"
Commentator: Raquel Fernández Rovira (ILLC, Amsterdam)

Henri Galinon (IHPST, Paris)
"Minimal Truth and Consistency for Free"
Commentator: Theodora Achourioti (ILLC, Amsterdam)

Julie Hunter (IJN, Paris & Philosophy, Texas-Austin)
"Presupposing Character"
Commentator: Maria Aloni (ILLC, Amsterdam)

Michael Murez (IJN, Paris)
"The Agentive Attitude of Control in Mind, Language and Logic"
Commentator: InÚs Crespo (ILLC, Amsterdam)

David Ripley (IJN, Paris & Philosophy, Melbourne)
"Embedding Denial"
Commentator: Catarina Dutilh Novaes (ILLC, Amsterdam)

Johannes Stern (Philosophy, Geneva)
"A Syntactical Approach to Truth, Necessity, and Knowledge"
Commentator: Stefan Wintein (TiLPS, Tilburg)

Isidora Stojanovic (IJN, Paris)
"Logical Validity vs. Pragmatically Warranted Truth"
Commentator: Lucian Zagan (ILLC, Amsterdam)

 

Conference files

You can download an A3 version of the PALMYR IX poster here.

The programme of our meeting is posted here.

Here you can take a look at the book of abstracts.

And here is a PDF document with practical information regarding relevant locations, accommodation, and transportation in Amsterdam.

On this page you can see some photographs taken during the workshop.


Organisation

If you have any questions, please direct them to the organising committee: InÚs Crespo (ILLC, Amsterdam), Henri Galinon (IHPST, Paris), Johannes Stern (Philosophy, Geneva), Isidora Stojanovic (IJN, Paris), and Lucian Zagan (ILLC, Amsterdam). Many thanks to Peter van Ormondt and Marco Vervoort for organizational support! And also, many thanks to Theodora Achourioti, Alexandru Marcoci, and Angelika Port for helping us during the meeting!

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