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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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Ivano Ciardelli on Inquisitive Semantics

19 Jun 2012 15:00
19 Jun 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Ivano Ciardelli (Université Bordeaux 1 - Università di Bologna) will deliver a talk on his own PhD research.

Title: Inquisitive Semantics

[Slides attached below]

Abstract:

Minutes from "Disagreement Seminar 9 - Francen (2010)" on 18 Apr 2012 - 15:00

18 Apr 2012
Europe/Rome

From the discussion emerged the appreciation of Francen's mail critical point against assertion relativism (MacFarlane): according to Francen a genuine deep disagreement not only involves that assertions must both concern a circumstance relative to which they are contradictory, but it must also be the case the disputants
think that what they hold is true at the same circumstance relative to which the other disputant thinks that what she holds is true at.

Minutes from "Disagreement Seminar 8 - Rieppel (2011)" on 3 Apr 2012 - 15:00

4 Apr 2012
Europe/Rome

From the discussion at least two significant points have been raised:

Minutes from "Disagreement Seminar 7 - Lasershon (2010) and Richard (2010)" on 28 Mar 2012 - 15:00

28 Mar 2012
Europe/Rome

Two points emerged from the discussion:

1) the anaphoric argument against Lasershon's contextual/relativist proposal is problematic to the same extent for the pure contextualist - hence Cappelen and Hawthorne's objection cuts the grounds also to their proposal for taste predicates;

Minutes from "Disagreement Seminar 4 - Sundell (2011)" on 7 Mar 2012 - 15:00

7 Mar 2012
Europe/Rome

After the seminar's extended discussion for properly assessing Sundell's arguments, Sebastiano thinks that we can represent Sundell's results follows.

Minutes from "Disagreement Seminar 3 - Lopez De Sa (2008)" on 29 Feb 2012 - 15:00

29 Mar 2012
Europe/Rome

Notes on the Cogito meeting on Lopez De "Presuppositions of Commonality"

Seba noted that Dan Lopez De Sa's paper suffers of internal tension between the target advanced in the begenning of the paper of "endorsing the appearences of faultless disagreement" and the presuppotional approach.

Disagreement Seminar 12 - On the entitlement intuition CANCELED

16 May 2012 15:00
16 May 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

SEMINAR CANCELED

Disagreement Seminar 5 - Palmira

16 Feb 2012 10:43
Europe/Rome

Michele Palmira & Delia Belleri on disagreement

Disagreement Seminar 9 - Francen (2010)

18 Apr 2012 15:00
18 Apr 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Against Relativism: Francen (2010) Discussion leader: Luca Zanetti

Disagreement Seminar February-June 2012

The Philosophy of Language Cogito Group will be involved in the Intractable Disagreement Project in February-June 2012.

Disagreement Seminar 15 - Frances

20 Jun 2012 15:00
20 Jun 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Frances on scepticism Discussion leader: Raban Reichmann

Disagreement Seminar 14 - Feldman (2006)

13 Jun 2012 15:00
13 Jun 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Discussion leader: Sebastiano Moruzzi

Paper: Feldman, Richard, “Epistemological Puzzles about Disagreement” In Stephen. Hetherington (ed.), Epistemology Futures. Oxford University Press, 2006.[Attached below]

Disagreement Seminar 14 - Elga (2007)

6 Jun 2012 15:00
6 Jun 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Elga (2007) Discussion leader: Eugenio Orlandelli

Disagreement Seminar 13 - Kelly (2005)

23 May 2012 15:00
23 May 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Kelly (2005): The Epistemic Significance of Disagreement  Discussion leader: Michele Palmira

Disagreement Seminar 11 - Schafer (2010)

9 May 2012 15:00
9 May 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Pro Realism: Schafer (2010) Discussion leader: Paolo Leonardi

Disagreement Seminar 10 - Stojanovic (2007)

2 May 2012 15:00
2 May 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

Against Faultless Disagreement: Stojanovic (2007) Discussion leader: Eugenio Orlandelli

Disagreement Seminar 8 - Rieppel (2011)

3 Apr 2012 15:00
3 Apr 2012 15:00
Europe/Rome

Rieppel (2011) on disagreement Discussion leader: Michele Palmira

Disagreement Seminar 7 - Lasershon (2010) and Richard (2010)

28 Mar 2012 15:00
28 Mar 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

 

Reading material:

P. Lasersohn. 'Context, relevant parts and (lack of) disagreement over taste'. Philosophical Studies 156 (2011): 433-439.

M. Richard. 'Relativistic content and disagreement'. Philosophical Studies 156 (2011):421-431.

H. Cappelen, J. Hawthorne. 'Reply to Lasersohn, MacFarlane, and Richard'. Philosophical Studies 156 (2011): 449-466.

Discussion leader: Sebastiano Moruzzi

Venue: Sala Rossa

Disagreement Seminar 5 - Baker (2012)

14 Mar 2012 15:00
14 Mar 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

 

Reading material:

C. Baker (2012) 'Indexical contextualism and the challenges from disagreement.' Philosophical Studies 157 (1): 107-123.

Discussion leader: Federica Berdini

Disagreement Seminar 6 - Palmira & Belleri Talk

21 Mar 2012 15:00
21 Mar 2012 18:00
Europe/Rome

 

Delia Belleri (U. Bologna) and Michele Palmira (U. Modena and Reggio Emilia) will present their co-authored, work-in-progress paper.

 

The Accuracy View of Disagreement

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