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Headlines MoL and PhD defenses
MoL and PhD defenses
24 February 2017, Master of Logic defense, Nina DongenTitle: Analysis and prediction of Dutch-English code-switching in social media messagesDate & Time: Friday 24 February 2017, 11:00Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamSupervisor: Raquel Fernandez
2 March 2017, Master of Logic defense, Rana KleinTitle: The Logical Dynamics of Gossip: an analysis in Dynamic Epistemic LogicDate & Time: Thursday 2 March 2017, 15:00Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamSupervisor: Sonja Smets, Fernando Velazquez-Quesada
(New) 21 March 2017, Master of Logic defense, Guido van der KnaapTitle: The philosophical motivation for proof-theoretic harmonyDate & Time: Tuesday 21 March 2017, 14:00Location: Room F1.15, Science Park 107, AmsterdamSupervisor: Luca Incurvati
23 March 2017, Exhaustivity and intonation: a unified theory, Matthijs WesteraDate & Time: Thursday 23 March 2017, 10:00Location: Agnietenkapel, Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, AmsterdamPromotor: Jeroen GroenendijkCopromotor: Floris Roelofsen
Everyone is cordially invited to attend the public defence of the dissertation of Matthijs Westera, with reception afterwards.
In his dissertation he develops a rationality-based account of two central linguistic/cognitive phenomena: exhaustivity (that we tend to assume that what isn't explicitly mentioned is false) and intonational meaning (that we use rises and falls in our speech to indicate compliance with certain standards for rational conversation).For more information, contact Matthijs Westera at matthijs.westera at gmail.com.