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May 2017

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
Ses­sion Chair: 
Bernhard Rit­ter (Uni­versity of Kla­gen­furt)

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)