Research Group in Analytic Philosophy

Semantic Content and Conversational Dynamics

Duration: 2013 - 2016

Code: FFI2012-37658

Principal Investigator

Max Kölbel (max.kolbel@ub.edu)


The project website is here .


 Workshops took place in 2013, 2014 and 2015. The next workshop, Operators vs Quantifiers wll take place 30 Jun - 2 Jul 2016 (see website for details)



  • Max Kölbel. 2017

    "About Concerns "

    In Ilse Depraetere and Raphael Salkie (eds.), Semantics and Pragmatics: Drawing a Line, Amsterdam: Springer, 197–214.

  • Max Kölbel. 2016

    "Aesthetic Judge-Dependence and Expertise "

    Inquiry 59, 589–617.

  • Mihaela Popa, Mihaela Popa-Wyatt. 2016

    Compound Figures: Priority and Speech-Act Structure. Special Issue on GO FIGURE: Understanding Figurative Talk. 

    To appear in Philosophical Studies.

  • Mihaela Popa, Mihaela Popa-Wyatt. 2016

    Introduction to Special Issue on GO FIGURE: Understanding of Figurative Talk. 

    To appear in Philosophical Studies.

  • Max Kölbel. 2015

    "Moral Relativism "

    In Tim Crane (ed.), Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy 2015, London: Routledge.

  • Max Kölbel. 2015

    "Relativism 2: Semantic Content"

    Philosophy Compass 10/1, pp. 52–67.

  • Max Kölbel. 2015

    "Relativism 1: Representational Content"

    Philosophy Compass 10/1, pp. 38–51.

  • Max Kölbel. 2015

    "Propositionen "

    In Nikola Kompa (ed), Handbuch Sprachphilosophie, Stuttgart/Weimar: Verlag J.B. Metzler.

  • Max Kölbel. 2015

    Review of John MacFarlane, Assessment Sensitivity [CORRECTED VERSION]

    Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews

  • Mihaela Popa, Stephen J. Barker and Mihaela Popa-Wyatt. 2015

    Irony and the dogma about the force/sense distinction

    Analysis, 75 (1):9-16 

  • Max Kölbel. 2014

    "Agreement and Communication"

    Erkenntnis 79, pp. 101–120.

  • Max Kölbel. 2013

    Wörtliche illokutionäre Kraft. Eine Verteidigung der konventionalen Behauptung

    in Eva-Maria Konrad et al. (eds), Fiktion, Wahrheit, Interpretation, Münster: Mentis Verlag.

  • Max Kölbel. 2013

    "The Conversational Role of Centered Contents "

    Inquiry 56, pp. 97–121.

  • Max Kölbel. 2013

    "Should we be Pluralists about Truth?"

    in Nicolaj Jang Pedersen and Cory Wright (eds), Truth Pluralism: Current Debates, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2013.

  • Bryan Pickel. 2013

    Variables and Attitudes

    forthcoming at Nous

  • Bryan Pickel. 2013

    Russell on Incomplete Symbols

    forthcoming at Philosophy Compass

  • Bryan Pickel, Derek Ball. 2012

    One Dogma of Millianism

    Philosophy and Phenomenological Research. DOI: 10.1111/phpr.12009