The Context and Content Lectures - Kit Fine and Paul Pietroski

June 3, 2013 - June 27, 2013
Institut Jean Nicod, École Normale Supérieure



  • Labex IEC
  • ERC Advanced Grant ‘Context, Content and Compositionality’ (F. Recanati)

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Kit Fine
New York University
Paul Pietroski
University of Maryland, College Park

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The Context and Content Lectures

Ecole normale supérieure, Paris

June 2013

1. Kit Fine (New York University) Truthmaker Semantics

June 3, 12, 19 & 24

Ecole normale supérieure, 45 rue d’Ulm, 11am-1 pm

Lecture 1, Salle des Actes: The General Framework

Lecture 2, Salle Dussane: Partial Content and Partial Truth

Lecture 3, Salle Dussane: Permission

Lecture 4, Salle Dussane: Confirmation

2. Paul Pietroski (University of Maryland & ENS) Meanings First

June 6, 13, 20 & 27

Institut Jean-Nicod, 29 rue d’Ulm, 2 :30pm-4 :30pm

Lecture 1:  Framing Event Variables

Lecture 2: I-Languages, T-Sentences, and Liars

Lecture 3: Word, Concepts, and Conjoinability

Lecture 4: Meanings as Concept Assembly Instructions

Sponsored by the ERC Advanced Grant ‘Context, Content and Compositionality’ (F. Recanati) and the Labex IEC

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