Applied Philosophy of Language: Politics and Power
Edith Morley Building - Room G44
University of Reading - Whiteknights Campus
Reading RG6 6BT
- Analysis Trust
- Aristotelian Society
- Mind Association
- CINN - Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics
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Although philosophy of language has commonly been understood as a theoretical discipline, recent scholarship has begun to explore how the conceptual tools developed by philosophers of language might be applied in institutional and social settings.
The aim of the 2019 Ratio Conference is to foster this development by discussing how insights from philosophy of language can shed light on important contemporary phenomena in the spheres of politics, law and society, as in philosophical analysis of disagreement, derogatory speech, gendered terms, and propaganda.
Teresa Marques, University of Barcelona;
Åsa Wikforss, University of Stockholm;
Derek Ball, University of St Andrews;
Timothy Endicott University of Oxford.
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The 2019 Ratio Conference is generously supported by the Mind Association, Analysis Trust, Aristotelian Society, and the Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics, University of Reading.
April 20, 2019, 11:45pm BST
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