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May 2017/2

Workshop "Force, Content and the Unity of the Proposition"

Organized by Gabriele Mras and Michael Schmitz

Invited Speakers:

Peter Hanks (University of Minnesota); Friederike Moltmann (NYU); François Recanati (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris); Maria van der Schaar (Leiden University); John R. Searle (UC Berkeley); Charles Travis (King's College London, Universidade do Porto)

Speakers:

Stephen Barker (University of Nottingham); Christopher Hom / Jeremy Schwartz (Texas Tech University); Jinho Kang (Seoul National University); Eleni Manolakaki (University of Athens); Gabriele M. Mras (WU); Indrek Reiland (USC / Barcelona); Jeanne-Marie Roux (Université Saint Louis, Brussels); Michael Schmitz (University of Vienna)

Location
Campus WU, Welthandelsplatz 1, 1020 Vienna, Learning Center, Ground Floor, LC.0.004 Galerie

Program for May 19 2017

9.35 am – 10.35 am
Peter Hanks (University of Minnesota)
The classificatory conception of propositional content
Session Chair:
Michael Schmitz
(University of Vienna)

10.35 am – 10.50 am
Coffee break

10.50 am – 11.35 am
Jinho Kang (Seoul National University)
Predication, cancellation and truth value
Session Chair:
Jeanne-Marie Roux (Université Saint Louis, Brussels)

11.40 am – 12.40 pm
Francois Reçanati (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris)
Force cancellation
Session Chair:
Friederike Moltmann
(CNRS-IHPST / NYU)

12.40 pm – 2.00 pm
Lunch break at Das Stadtkind, Universitätsstraße 11, 1010 Vienna stadtkind.at

2.00 pm – 2.45 pm
Indrek Reiland (USC / Barcelona)
Predication and the Frege-Geach problem
Session Chair:
Christopher Hom
(Texas Tech University)

2:50 pm – 3.35 pm
Eleni Manolakaki (University of Athens)
Force cancellation and force liberation
Session Chair:
Stephen Barker
(University of Nottingham)

3:35 pm – 4.00 pm
Coffee break

4.00 pm – 5.00 pm
Michael Schmitz (University of Vienna)
Force, content and the varieties of unity
Session Chair:
Maria van der Schaar
(Leiden University)

5.05 pm – 6.05 pm
John R. Searle (UC Berkeley)
The unity of the proposition
Session Chair:
Gabriele M. Mras
(WU)

Program for May 20 2017

9.30 am – 9.35 am
Welcome

9.35 am – 10.35 am
Friederike Moltmann (CNRS-IHPST / NYU)
Truth predicates, truth bearers, and their variants
Session Chair:
Gabriele M. Mras
(WU)

10.40 am – 11.25 am
Charles Travis (King's College London, Universidade do Porto)
A Bird of Another Feather?
Session Chair: 
Nuno Venturinha (Faculdade de Ciências Sociais e Humanas - FCSH/NOVA, Lisbon)

11.25 am – 11.45 am
Coffee break

11.40 am – 12.40 pm
Maria van der Schaar (Leiden University) A Fregean Account of Force, Mood and Content
Session Chair:
Bernhard Ritter (University of Klagenfurt)

12.40 pm – 2.00 pmLunch break: buffet in the Galerie, LC.0.004

2.00 pm – 2.45 pm
Jeanne-Marie Roux (Université Saint Louis, Brussels)
Frege’s real point. Criticizing the force/content distinction and preserving the objectivity of truth
Session Chair:
Silver Bronzo (Higher School of Economics, Moscow)

2:50 pm – 3.35 pm
Gabriele M. Mras (WU)
The unity of the proposition, truth and predication

Bernhard Ritter (University of Klagenfurt)
tba

3:35 pm – 4.00 pm
Coffee break

4.00 pm – 4.45 pm
Christopher Hom / Jeremy Schwartz
(Texas Tech University)
Solving the Frege/Geach problem for expressivism
Session Chair:
Indrek Reiland (USC / Barcelona)

4.50 pm – 5.35 pm
Stephen Barker (University of Nottingham) The problem of truth-aptness and the sense/force distinction
Session Chair:
Francois Reçanati (Institut Jean Nicod, Paris)