Reference and Rationality

March 23, 2013 - March 24, 2013
Department of Philosophy, Franklin and Marshall College

Druker Humanities Common, Barshinger Life Sciences and Philosophy Building
415 Harrisburg Ave.
Lancaster 17604
United States

Main speakers:

Imogen Dickie
University of Toronto
Jim Pryor
New York University
François Recanati
Institut Jean Nicod
Susanna Schellenberg
Rutgers University

Organisers:

Minerva Project
Rachel Goodman
Franklin & Marshall College
Nick Kroll
Franklin & Marshall College

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Conference Description:

This is a two-day conference on the topic of singular thought. Speakers will address questions concerning whether there are any cognitive and/or epistemic constraints on such thoughts, and if so, what they are.

Speakers:

Imogen Dickie (Toronto)

Jim Pryor (NYU)

Francois Recanati (Institut Jean-Nicod)

Susanna Schellenberg (Rutgers)

Conferene Schedule:

Saturday, March 23rd

9am: Coffee and pastries

10am: Imogen Dickie 'The Delicate Question of Reference by Description'

12pm: Lunch

1:30pm: Francois Recanati 'Indexical Thought'

3:30pm: Coffee break

3:45pm: Jim Pryor 'Acquantance, mental files, and mental graphs'

5:45pm: Reception

Sunday, March 25th

9am: Coffee and pastries

10am: Susanna Schellenberg 'The Particular Elements of Singular Thought'

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Attendance at the conference and refreshments (including lunch on Saturday) are free, but RSVP is required. Please email Rachel Goodman (rachel.goodman@fandm.edu) if you wish to attend or have questions regarding travel and accomodations.

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March 16, 2013, 12:00pm EST

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