Conference

Expressivist Approaches to Meaning 

25 – 27 May 2022

University of Amsterdam and Institute for Logic, Language and Computation

Supported by the European Research Council.

Speakers

Programme

Wednesday, 25 May

University Library of the University of Amsterdam, Singel 425, 1012 WP, Potgieterzaal

  • 9.30-10.00    Welcome
  • 10.00-11.15 Matthew Chrisman (Edinburgh): Expressivism and Inferentialism about Normative Vocabulary
  • 11.15-11.45 break
  • 11.45-13.00 Lwenn Bussière-Caraes (Amsterdam)
  • 13.00-14.30 break
  • 14.30-15.45 Jack Woods (Leeds): The Grounds of Expression
  • 15.45-16.15 break
  • 16.15-17.30 Catarina Dutilh Novaes (Free University Amsterdam): Rejection and the Dialogical Roots of Deduction

Thursday 26 May

Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, 1012 CN, room C3.17

  • 9.00-9.30      Welcome
  • 9.30-10.45    Christine Tiefensee (Frankfurt): Through Thick and Thin: Seamless Metaconceptualism
  • 10.45-11.15 break
  • 11.15-12.30 Giorgio Sbardolini (Amsterdam): Speech Acts and the Logic of the Lexicon
  • 12.30-14.00 break
  • 14.00-15.15 Mat Simpson (Cambridge): Should Expressivists Go Global?
  • 15.15-15.45 break
  • 15.45-17.00 Rachel Rudolph (Auburn): Metalinguistic Gradability and Semantic Expressivism

Friday, 27 May

Oudemanhuispoort 4-6, 1012 CN, room C3.17

  • 9.00-9.30      Welcome
  • 9.30-10.45    Luca Incurvati (Amsterdam): Reasoning with Attitude I
  • 10.45-11.15 break
  • 11.15-12.30 Julian Schlöder (UConn): Reasoning with Attitude II
  • 12.30-14.00 break
  • 14.00-15.15 Imogen Dickie (Toronto): Negation and Denial in an Inferential Expressivist Framework
  • 15.15-15.45 break
  • 15.45-17.00 Andy  Egan (Rutgers): Expressivism, Truth, and the Project(s) of Semantics

Venue

The conference will take place in hybrid form, at the University of Amsterdam and on Zoom. Online details will be communicated to registered participants.

Registration

Attendance is free. We kindly ask you to register using this form, or by contacting us!

Contact

Email: inferentialexpressivism@gmail.com