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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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[ISA Talks] A. Kenny "The human mind: an understandable machinery, an unsolvable mistery or.... whatever works? " part 1

22 Mar 2011 15:00
Europe/Rome

ISA Talks

Speaker: Sir Anthony Kenny (Oxford)

Title: The human mind: an understandable machinery, an unsolvable mistery or.... whatever works? part 1

Venue: tba

Time: tba

COGITO DAY V

26 Jan 2011 10:30
26 Jan 2011 19:00
Europe/Rome

COGITO DAY V

 

Venue: Dipartimento di Discipline della Comunicazione, Sala Rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.  

 

10.45-12.15 Carla Bagnoli (Modena & University Wisconsin-Milwaukee) "The claim of objectivity and the misrepresentation of moral experience"

 

12.15-13.15 Delia Belleri (Bologna & COGITO) "What is semantic under-determinacy?".

 

15.00-16.30 Annalisa Coliva (Modena & COGITO) "One Variety of Self-Knowledge: Constitutivism as Constructivism"

Philosophy of Language Research Seminar: Samuel Rickless on Descriptivism

15 Jul 2010 15:00
15 Jul 2010 18:00
Europe/Rome

prof. Samuel Rickless (San Diego University) will give a talk.

  • Speaker: Samuel Rickless
  • Venue: Sala rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna
  • Title: Advantages and Disadvantages of Pragmatic Descriptivism .

Philosophy of Language Research Seminar: Luca Moretti on Scepticism, metaphysical possibilities and fuzzy probabilities

23 Jun 2010 15:00
23 Jun 2010 18:00
Europe/Rome

prof. Luca Moretti (Aberdeen University - NIP) will give a talk.

  • Speaker: Luca Moretti
  • Venue: Sala rossa, via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna
  • Title:Scepticism, metaphysical possibilities and fuzzy probabilities
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Philosophy of Language Research Seminar: Delia Belleri on Semantic Underdeterminacy

19 May 2010 11:00
19 May 2010 13:00
Europe/Rome
 
  • Speaker: Delia Belleri 
  • Title: "Is Semantically Underdetermined Content really Non-Propositional?"
  • Venue: Sala Rossa, III floor. via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna.

 

 

Directions - Torino

Turin Map

Conference on Truth (and Relativism), Torino and Bologna, 3-6 June, 2010

Directions - Torino

If you are coming to Torino by plane (Caselle airport), take a taxi (about 30€) or the airport bus to Porta Nuova (5,50€; tickets cannot be bought on the bus. There is a ticket counter on the Arrivals level, next to the Tourist Office). The bus leaves from across the Arrivals section every 45 minutes on holydays (June 2 is a national holyday in Italy). It takes about 40 minutes to Porta Nuova, 35 to Porta Susa.

John MacFarlane's visit

Professor John MacFarlane (Berkeley) will be visiting Cogito from June 7 to June 11 2010.

Prof. MacFarlane will lead a series of five research seminars in Bologna.

Philosophy of Language Research Seminar: MacFarlane's Seminar 5

11 Jun 2010 15:00
11 Jun 2010 18:00
Europe/Rome

Prof. John MacFarlane, visiting professor at Cogito from June 7 to June 11, will lead a series of five research seminars.

This is the fifth, and last, seminar of the series.

Philosophy of Language Research Seminar: MacFarlane's Seminar 4

10 Jun 2010 15:00
10 Jun 2010 15:00
Europe/Rome

Prof. John MacFarlane, visiting professor at Cogito from June 7 to June 11, will lead a series of five research seminars.

This is the fourth seminar of the series.

Philosophy of Language Research Seminar: MacFarlane's Seminar 3

9 Jun 2010 15:00
9 Jun 2010 18:00
Europe/Rome

Prof. John MacFarlane, visiting professor at Cogito from June 7 to June 11, will lead a series of five research seminars.

This is the third seminar of the series.

Philosophy of Language Research Seminar: MacFarlane's Seminar 2

8 Jun 2010 15:08
8 Jun 2010 18:00
Europe/Rome

Prof. John MacFarlane, visiting professor at Cogito from June 7 to June 11, will lead a series of five research seminars.

This is the second seminar of the series.

Philosophy of Language Research Seminar: MacFarlane's Seminar 1

7 Jun 2010 15:00
7 Jun 2010 18:00
Europe/Rome

Prof. John MacFarlane, visiting professor at Cogito from June 7 to June 11, will lead <a series of five research seminars.

This is the first seminar of the series.

Truth and Relativism Conference Schedule

June 3-4 2010, University of Turin

University of Turin, Aula “M. Allara”, Palazzo del Rettorato, via Po 17.

June 3

9.30

Marian David (Notre Dame)

"Relative Is Absolute”

11.15
break
11.30

Cesare Cozzo (Roma "La Sapienza")

“Gulliver's Travels. Part Five”

Philosophy of Language Research Seminar: Wiggins visit in Bologna on the Paradox of Analysis and the Paradox of Synonymy

25 May 2010 15:00
25 May 2010 17:00
Europe/Rome

David WIggins will be visiting the Department of Philosophy of Bologna in May 2010 giving series of talks. This talk is hosted by Cogito Philosophy of Language Seminar.

  • Speaker: David Wiggins (Oxford)
  • Title: "The Paradox of Analysis and the Paradox of Synonymy"
  • Venue: Sala Mondolfo,
    Via Zamboni, 38 – III Piano, Bologna.

Wiggins visit in Bologna III: Sense and the Paradox of Analysis

20 May 2010 16:00
20 May 2010 18:00
Europe/Rome

David WIggins will be visiting the Department of Philosophy of Bologna in May 2010 giving series of talks. This talk is hosted by the seminar "I modi della scienza e le forme della logica" (prof. G. Corsi and prof. R. Lupacchini).

  • Speaker: David Wiggins (Oxford)i
  • Title: "Sense and the Paradox of Analysis"
  • Venue: Sala Mondolfo, III floor, via Zamboni 38, Bologna

Philosophy of Language Reading Seminar: MacFarlane's book, chapter 5

26 May 2010 11:00
26 May 2010 13:00
Europe/Rome

 

Reading material attached below

 

Further optional readings:

Philosophy of Language Reading Seminar: MacFarlane's book, chapter 4

19 May 2010 15:00
19 May 2010 18:00
Europe/Rome

 

Reading material attached below

 

Further optional readings:

Philosophy of Language Reading Seminar: MacFarlane Book - chapter 3

5 May 2010 11:00
5 May 2010 13:00
Europe/Rome

 
Reading material attached below
 
Further optional readings:

Philosophy of Language Reading Seminar: Soames on Relative Truth

28 Apr 2010 15:00
28 Apr 2010 18:00
Europe/Rome
  •  Reading: S. Soames (forthcoming)True at
  • Discussion leader: Michele Palmira
  • Venue: sala Rossa, III floor, Via Azzo Gardino 23, Bologna

 
Reading material attached below
 
Further optional readings:

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