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The project in Philosophy of Language will focus on the problem of predication, on contextualism and minimalism in semantics and on whether the concept of truth requires a relativistic treatment.

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Philosophy of Action Seminar 4 - C. Korsgaard

24 Apr 2013 10:30
24 Apr 2013 13:30
Europe/Rome

 

Reading material:

C. Korsgaard (1999) 'Self-Constitution in the Ethics of Plato and Kant', in The Constitution of Agency, Oxford University Press, 2008, 100-126.

Time: 10.30-13.30

Discussion leader: Luca Zanetti

Venue: Sala Rossa, III floor, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

Philosophy of Action Seminar 3 - M. Bratman

27 Mar 2013 10:30
27 Mar 2013 13:30
Europe/Rome

Reading material:

M. Bratman (2006) 'What is the Accordion Effect?'. Journal of Ethics 10 (1-2): 5-19.

Time: 10.30-13.30

Discussion leader: Marianna Ginocchietti

Venue: Sala Rossa, III floor, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

Philosophy of Action Seminar 2 - D. Davidson

13 Mar 2013 10:30
13 Mar 2013 13:30
Europe/Rome

Reading material:

D. Davidson (1970) 'Agency', in Essays on Actions and Events, Oxford University Press, 1980, 43-62.

 

Time: 10.30-13.30

Discussion leader: Gregory Bochner

Venue: Sala Rossa, III floor, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

"Constructing the World" Seminar -Chapter 8 "The Structure of the World"

6 Jun 2013 15:00
6 Jun 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of chapter 8 of Constructing the World "The Structure of the World".

Discussion leader: Sebastiano Moruzzi

Venue: aula rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Giardino 23, 40126 Bologna

Date: 6/6/2013

Time: 15-18

"Constructing the World" Seminar -Chapter 7 "Minimizing the Base"

29 May 2013 11:00
29 May 2013 13:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of chapter 7 of Constructing the World "Minimizing the Base".

Discussion leader: Luca Zanetti

Venue: aula Mondolfo, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Zamboni 38, Bologna

Date: 29/5/2013

Time: 11-13

"Constructing the World" Seminar -Chapter 6 "Hard Cases"

8 May 2013 15:00
8 May 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of chapter 6 of Constructing the World "Hard Cases".

Discussion leader: Vittorio Morato

Venue: aula rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Giardino 23, 40126 Bologna

Date: 8/5/2013

Time: 15-18

"Constructing the World" Seminar -Chapter 5 "Revisability and Conceptual Change"

24 Apr 2013 15:00
24 Apr 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of chapter 5 of Constructing the World "Revisability and Conceptual Change".

Discussion leader: Michele Palmira

Venue: aula rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Giardino 23, 40126 Bologna

Date: 24/4/2013

Time: 15-18

"Constructing the World" Seminar -Chapter 4 "The Case for A Priori Scrutability"

10 Apr 2013 15:00
10 Apr 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of chapter 4 of Constructing the World "The Case for A Priori Scrutability".

Discussion leader: Giuliano Torrengo

Venue: aula rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Giardino 23, 40126 Bologna

Date: 10/4/2013

Time: 15-18

"Constructing the World" Seminar -Chapter 3 "Adventures with a Cosmoscope"

27 Mar 2013 15:00
27 Mar 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome
The Cosmoscope

Discussion of chapter 3 of Constructing the World "Adventures with a Cosmoscope".

Discussion leader: Gregory Bochner

Venue: aula rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Giardino 23, 40126 Bologna

Date: 27/3/2013

Time: 15-18

"Constructing the World" Seminar -Chapter 2 "Varieties of Scrutability"

13 Mar 2013 15:00
13 Mar 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of chapter 2 of Constructing the World "Varieties of Scrutability".

Discussion leader: Sebastiano Moruzzi

Venue: aula rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Giardino 23, 40126 Bologna

Date: 13/3/2013

Time: 15-18

"Constructing the World" Seminar - Chapter 1 "Scrutability and the Aufbau"

6 Mar 2013 15:00
6 Mar 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion of chapter 1 of Constructing the World "Scrutability and the Aufbau".

Discussion leader: Sebastiano Moruzzi

Venue: aula rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Giardino 23, 40126 Bologna

Date: 6/3/2013

Time: 15-18

Workshop on Truth and Reference

25 Feb 2013 10:00
25 Feb 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome

One-day workshop on truth and reference.

Organizer: Paolo Leonardi

Date: 25/2/2013

Venue: Dipartimento di Filosofia e comunicazione
Sala Rossa, III piano via A. Gardino 23

Time 10-18

Schedule:

10.00

Giuseppe Spolaore, Padova

Unsettled reference.

Descriptive names, empty names, and future contingents

11.45

Sebastiano Moruzzi, Bologna, and Matteo Plebani, Venezia

Is Truth-relativism compatible with Deflationism?

14.30

Jessica Pepp, Oslo

Referring as experiencing

Philosophy of Action Seminar 1 - G. E. M. Anscombe

20 Feb 2013 10:30
20 Feb 2013 13:30
Europe/Rome

 

Reading material:

G. E. M. Anscombe (1957) Intention. Blackwell. Reprinted 2000, Harvard University Press (§§ 1-16, 19, 22-26, 28, 32, 48)

G. E. M. Anscombe (1979) 'Under a Description'. Nous 13 (2): 219-233.

Time: 10.30-13.30

Discussion leader: Federica Berdini

Venue: Sala Rossa, III floor, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, Via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

Work in progress Philosophy of Language Talk - Giulia Pravato on Faultless Disagreement without Relative Truth

30 Jan 2013 15:00
30 Jan 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome

Giulia Pravato (Venezia) will present her work in progress in philosophy of language

Speaker: Giulia Pravato

Title: Faultless Disagreement without Relative Truth

Date: 30/1/2013

Time: 15-18

Venue: Aula Rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Gardino 23, III floor, Bologna.

---ABSTRACT---

Faultless Disagreement without Relative Truth

Giulia Pravato

Work in progress Philosophy of Language Talk - Marco Santambrogio on Belief and Propositions

30 Jan 2013 10:00
30 Jan 2013 13:00
Europe/Rome

Prof. Marco Santambrogio (Parma) will talk about "A problem for the relational theory of propositional attitudes".

Speaker: Marco Santambrogio

Title: A problem for the relational theory of propositional attitudes

Date: 30/1/2013

Time: 10-13

Venue: Aula Rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Gardino 23, III floor, Bologna.

Paper attached below.

Philosophy of Language Seminar: Joseph Almog on Theories of Reference - VENUE CHANGE: AULA D

26 Nov 2012 15:00
26 Nov 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Joseph Almog (UCLA) will lead a seminar on theories of reference.

Speaker: Joseph Almog

Title: Theories of Reference

ATTENTION: CHANGE OF VENUE

Venue: AULA D, via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

Date: November 26 2012 Time: 15-18

Work in progress Philsophy of Language Talk - Roberta Ballarin

5 Dec 2012 14:00
5 Dec 2012 17:00
Europe/Rome

Roberta Ballarin (British Columbia) will present her work in progress on three notions necessity in Kripke's Naming and Necessity.

Salvatore Pistoia Reda's on "Notes on the ways pragmatics may be"

16 Jan 2013 15:00
16 Jan 2013 18:00
Europe/Rome

Salvatore Pistoia Reda (Siena) will deliver a philosophy of language talk.

Title: Notes on the ways pragmatics may be

Abstract attached.

Speaker: Salvatore Pistoia Reda

Venue: Aula Rossa, Dipartimento di Filosofia e Comunicazione, via Azzo Gardino 23, III floor, 40126 Bologna.

Time: 15-18

Date: 16/1/2013

Philosophy of Language Seminar - prof. May on Frege

21 Nov 2012 16:00
21 Nov 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Prof. Robert May (UC Davis) will give talk on Frege.

Speaker: Robert May

Title: Leibniz's Problem, Frege's Puzzle

Venue: Aula Mondolfo, via Zamboni 38, Bologna.

Date: November 21 2012

Time: 4-6 pm

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