Research Group
in Analytic Philosophy

Bad Speakers (BS)

This reading group focuses on different ways speakers can violate cooperative conversational norms: from lying and misleading, to silencing, derogating, and insulting. It will run during the first semester of 2019/2020, and possibly during the second...

 

We meet weekly, Tuesdays 15:00-17:00

 

 

Sessions:

1.    15 October 2019:

Lackey, Jennifer. 2018. Group Lies. In Lying: Language, Knowledge, Ethics, Politics, edited by Eliot Michaelson and Andreas Stokke, 1–43. Oxford University Press.

 

2.    29 October 2019

Stokke, Andreas. 2017. II—Conventional Implicature, Presupposition, and Lying. Aristotelian Society Supplementary Volume 91 (1).

 

[5 November -- NO SESSION due to workshop overlap]

 

3.    12 November 2019

Maitra, Ishani, (2009) “Silencing Speech”, Canadian Journal of Philosophy, 39(2), pp. 309-338

 

4. 3 December 2019

Holton, Richard (forthcoming) "Lying About",  The Journal of Philosophy

 

5. 10 December 2019

Camp, Elizabeth (2017) “Why metaphors make good insults: perspectives, presupposition, and pragmatics”, Philosophical Studies, 174 (1): 47 – 64



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