The Emergence of Number: Philosophy, Semantics, Psychology

June 16, 2019 - June 18, 2019
Edelstein Center For the History and Philosophy of Science, Technology and Medicine, The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Edelstein Center, Room 234
Levi building, E. Safra Campus, Givat Ram


  • Bar Ilan University
  • The Ohio State University
  • Edelstein Center


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Sunday, June 16

12:30-2:00 Øystein Linnebo- Reference and the criteria of identity

2:15-3:45 Aviv Keren- Ordinals vs. cardinals in ℕ and beyond

4:00-5:30 Lance Rips- Counting and countable Objects

Monday, June 17

9:30-11:00 Eric Snyder, Richard Samuels, Stewart Shapiro- The semantic and the conceptual: How does the semantics of natural language relate to number concepts?

11:15-12:45 Susan Rothstein- Expressions of number crosslinguistically

2:00-3:30 Keren Khrizman- The cardinal/collective alternation in Russian numerals

Tuesday June 18

9:30-11:00 Fred Landman- Mess mass measure and neat mass measure

11:15-12:45 Suzi Oliveira de Lima- Acquistion of numerals in Yudja: the role of count lists in the acquisition of numerals

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