Paradoxes of Truth and Denotation

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Seventh Barcelona Workshop on Issues in the Theory of Reference

Barcelona, 14-16 June 2011


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Tuesday June 14

09.30-10.50 Invited speaker: Anil Gupta (U. Pittsburgh). Conditionals in Theories of Truth.

10.50-11.20 Coffee Break

11.20-12.20 Julien Murzi (U. Munich) & J. C. Beall (U. Connecticut). Two flavors of Curry paradox

12.20-13.20 Pablo Cobreros (U. Navarra); Paul Egré (I. Jean-Nicod); David Ripley (I. Jean-Nicod/U. Melbourne) & Robert van Rooij (U. Amsterdam). Sorites and the Liar: towards a superclassical solution.

13.20-15.30 Lunch Break

15.30-16.30 Rafal Urbaniak (U. Ghent/U. Gdansk). A semantical approach to Yablo sentence.

16.30-17.00 Coffee Break

17.00-18.00 Christopher Gauker (U. Cincinnati). Why we cannot talk about the context we are in.

18.00-19.00 Riccardo Bruni (Scuola Normale Superiore). Analytic calculi for circular concepts by finite revision.

Wednesday June 15

09.30-10.50 Invited speaker: Hartry Field (New York U.). A Problem for Naive Truth Theories.

10.50-11.20 Coffee Break

11.20-12.20 Brad Armour-Garb (U. Albany) & James Woodbridge (U. Nevada). Semantic Defectiveness and the Liar.

12.20-13.20 Shawn Standefer (U. Pittsburgh). On Field’s Logic for Truth.

13.20-15.30 Lunch Break

15.30-16.30 David Liggins (U. Manchester). Deflationism, alethic nihilism, and semantic paradox.

16.30-17.00 Coffee Break

17.00-18.00 Elia Zardini (U. Aberdeen). Naive Truth and Naive Logical Properties.

18.00-19.00 Graham Leach-Krouse (U. Notre Dame). Solovay's Theorem and the Unexpected Examination.

Thursday June 16

09.30-10.50 Invited speaker: Graham Priest (U.Melbourne/CUNY/St. Andrews). Read on Bradwardine on the Liar.

10.50-11.20 Coffee Break

11.20-12.20 Alexis Burgess (U. Stanford). Coping with Contradiction.

12.20-13.20 Colin Johnston (U. Stirling). Conflicting rules and paradox.

13.20-15.30 Lunch Break

15.30-16.30 Alexandre Billon (U. Lille III). A relativist solutions to the semantic paradoxes.

16.30-17.00 Coffee Break

17.00-18.20 Invited speaker: Michael Glanzberg (U. California, Davis) Complexity and Hierarchy in Truth Predicates.

20.30 Conference Dinner


Sala Gran, 4th Floor, Facultat de Filosofia, UB. See how to arrive.

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