Truth Be Told 2011

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Truth be Told, a Workshop on Philosophical and Formal Theories of Truth, is organised by the Department of Philosophy and the Institute for Logic, Language, and Computation of the Universiteit van Amsterdam. The workshop will be held between Wednesday the 23rd and Friday the 25th of March 2011.

The aim of the workshop is to bring together experts in the field in order to assess the current state of the art of theories of truth, as well as to facilitate discussion between philosophers of truth and those more interested in formal methods and results in the study of truth.

The workshop will contain 11 invited and 5 contributed talks. Invited talks will be followed by short commentaries.

The Call for Papers and Commentators is closed.

We are pleased to confirm the following invited speakers:

  • John Collins (University of East Anglia)
  • Pascal Engel (University of Geneva)
  • Hartry Field (New York University)
  • Volker Halbach (University of Oxford)
  • Jaakko Hintikka (Boston University)
  • Wolfram Hinzen (Durham University)
  • Leon Horsten (Bristol University)
  • Paul Horwich (New York University)
  • Hannes Leitgeb (LMU Munich)
  • Michael Sheard (Rhodes College)
  • Albert Visser (University of Utrecht)
On Wednesday evening at 20:00, March 23rd, Hartry Field will deliver an E.W.Beth lecture.
Title: Property Theory and the Foundations of Mathematics
Registration for the workshop is not required for attending the Beth Lecture.

The workshop will take place in the historical Doelenzaal of the University Library.

You can download a copy of the workshop booklet here (1.0 MB). Printed copies will be available during the workshop.



Important Information

Submissions: The Call for Papers and Commentators is closed.

Location: De Doelenzaal, Universiteitsbibliotheek, Singel 425, 1012 WP Amsterdam.

Accommodation: Booking in advance is strongly recommended. Some suggestions can be found here.

Registration:  Registration is now closed. However, if you still want to attend the workshop, please contact the organisers. They will contact you if there is an opening.


The workshop is the closing event of the project 'The Origins of Truth and the Origins of the Sentence', funded by NWO.