WP B2: Issues in semantics - Publications

Papers in Academic Journals

Belleri, D.:


  • (2014) You Can Say What You Think: Vindicating the Effability of Our Thoughts, Synthese: Volume 191, Issue 18, pp. 4431-4450.
  • “Why Semantic Unspecificity is not Indexicality”, European Journal of Analytic Philosophy. 2014


Dieguez, A.: “Life as a Homeostatic Property Cluster”, Biological Theory, 2012 (On line first).

Díez, J. A.: 2011:

  • "On Popper´s Strong Inductivism (or strongly inconsistent antiinductivism)", Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 42, 105-116.
  • (2014),  Scientific Explanation as Ampliative, Specialiced Embedding: A Neo-Hempelian Account   Erkenntnis  , 79/8,  1413- 1443. 

Fernández, J.:  (2010) "Thought Insertion and Self-Knowledge", in Mind & Language 25: 66-88.


  • ‘Models and Fiction', Synthese 172(2), 2010, 251-268.
  • ‘Explaining Thermodynamic-Like Behaviour in Terms of Epsilon-Ergodicity’, Philosophy of Science78(3), 2011, 628–652, with Charlotte Werndl.
  • (2014) ‘Laplace’s Demon and the Adventures of His Apprentices’,Philosophy of Science 81(1), 2014, 31–59, with Seamus Bradley, Hailiang Du and Leonard A. Smith. 

Kolbel, M.: 

  • (2014) “Agreement and Communication”. Erkenntnis 79, pp. 101–120. 
  • (2015a) “Relativism 1: Representational Content”, Philosophy Compass 10/1, 38–51.
  • (2015b) “Relativism 2: Semantic Content”, Philosophy Compass 10/1, 52–67.

Lorenzano, P.: “What Would Have Happened if Darwin Had Known Mendel (or Mendel’s Work)?”, History and Philosophy of the Life Sciences 33 (2011): 3-48.

Martínez, J. and Jordi Valor (2014) “Eliminating self-reference from Grelling's and Zwicker’s paradoxes”, Theoria, 29 (79), pp. 85-97.

Martí G. & Martínez-Fernández. J. 2011. “General Terms, Rigidity and the Trivialization Problem." Synthese 181, 2 (2011), pp. 277-293; doi:10.1007/s11229-010-9802-7.

Martí, G. : “For the Disunity of Semantics.” Mind & Language, 29/4 (2014): 485-489 

Martínez, M.:

  • (2011) "Imperative Content and the Painfulness of Pain", in Phenomenology and the Cognitive Sciences.
  • (2011) 'Teleosemantics and Productivity”. Philosophical Psychology. 
Moulines, U. : (2014) “Intertheoretical Relations and the Dynamics of Science”. Erkenntnis (on line first), DOI: 10.1007/s10670-013-9580-y

Pickel, B.: 

  • (2014) “Complex Predication and the Metaphysics of Properties,” Dialectica 68: 209-230.
  • (2014) “Variables and Attitudes,” Nous, DOI: 10.1111/nous.12044.

Predelli, S.:

  • 2010: "Malapropisms and the Simple Picture of Communication". Mind and Language 25.3: 329-345.
  • "Substitutivity, Obstinacy, and the Case of Giorgione". Journal of Philosophical Logic 39.1: 5-21.
  • 2010: "Domain-Sensitivity", Synthese (OnLine First) ISSN: 0039-7857; DOI : 10.1007/s11229-010-9729-z 
  • 2011. Talk About Music: From Wolterstorffian Ambiguity to Generics. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism 69.3: 273-283.
  • 2011. Sub-Sentential Speech and the Traditional View. Lingustics and Philosophy 34.6: 571-588.
  • 2011: I Am Still Not Here Now. Erkenntnis 74.3: 289-303
  • 2012: Bare-Boned Demonstratives. Journal of Philosophical Logic 41.3: 547-562.
  • 2012: Indexicality, Intensionality, and Relativist Post-Semantics. Synthese 184.2: 121-136.


  • “The Explanation Paradox”, Journal of Economic Methodology 19(1): 43-62, 2012
  • “In Favour of a Millian Proposal to Reform Biomedical Research”, Synthese 177(3): 427-47, 2011

Roca, S.:

  • 2011: "Conceivability and de re modal knowledge". Noûs, vol.45/1: 22-49.
  • 2010: "Modal epistemology, modal concepts, and the Integration Challenge" Dialectica, vol. 64/3: 335-361.

Schulz, M.:

  • 2011: “Modalised Conditionals: A Response to Willer”, Philosophical Studies, available as Online First.
  • “A Note on Comparative Probability” (with N. Haverkamp), Erkenntnis, available as Online First. 
  • 2011: “Chance and Actuality”, Philosophical Quarterly 61, 105-129.
  • (2014) “Counterfactuals and Arbitrariness”, Mind 123: 1021-55.

Stojanovic, I.: 

  • (2011): "When (True) Disagreement Gives Out". Croatian Journal of Philosophy 32: 181-193
  • 2012: "Domain-Sensitivity". Synthese 184 (2012): 137-155. (published online in 2010).
  • 2012: "Emotional Disagreement". Dialogue 51/1 (2012): 99-117.
  • 2012: "On Value-Attributions: Semantics and Beyond". The Southern Journal of Philosophy 50/4 (2012): 621-38.
  • 2012: "The Problem of De Se Assertion". Erkenntnis 76 (2012): 49-58.  

Sus, A. :

  • (2014) “On the explanation of inertia”.  Journal for General Philosophy of Science, 45, 293-315.
  • (2014) “Dark matter, the Equivalence Principle and modified gravity”, Studies in History and Philosophy of Modern Physics, 45, 66-71.

Torre, S. 2011: The Open Future, Philosophy Compass, 6/5, 360–373.

Zamora, J.: What makes good theories good? Synthese. Published online 2012

Zeman, D: (2014) “Experiencer Phrases, Predicates of Personal Taste and Relativism: On Cappelen and Hawthorne’s Critique of the Operator Argument”, Croatian Journal of Philosophy, XIII (39): 375-398.

Books, Reviews, Commentaries and Contributions to Books

Belleri, D. (2014) Semantic Under-Determinacy and Communication, Palgrave MacMillian (London, Basingstoke).

Díez, J. A.:

  • (2011) “Individuación de conceptos y estructuralismo’, García de la Sienra, A. y P. Lorenzano (eds.), Metateoría Estructuralista en Iberoamérica IUV/UAM,  Mexico.
  • 2012: "Inconmensurabilidad, comparabilidad empírica y escenas observacionales", in Lorenzano, P. y O. Nudler (eds.), Precisando a Kuhn: Cambio e inconmensurabilidad en la ciencia, Pp. 67-118. Madrid. Biblioteca Nueva 
  • 2011: "Un modelo subsuntivista de la explicación científica", Peris, L. M. (ed.) Metateoría estructural: filosofía de la ciencia en Iberoamérica, Madrid: Taurus, 515–554
  • Los conceptos científicos, Investigación y Ciencia,  Enero 2014, 2-3

Espinal, M.T., Macià, J., Mateu, J., Quer, J.. (2014). Semántica. Madrid: Akal.

Frigg, R: ‘Models and Theories in Science’, in Duncan Pritchard (ed.): Oxford Bibliographies. New York: Oxford University Press 2014. Available at www.oxfordbibliographies.com.
Kölbel, M.:
  • 2010: “Vagueness as Semantic”, in R. Dietz & S. Moruzzi (eds), Cuts and Clouds: Issues in the Philosophy of Vagueness, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2010, pp. 304–26.
  • 2011: “Global Relativism and Self-Refutation”, in Steven Hales (ed), ACompanion to Relativism, Oxford: Blackwell 2011, pp. 11–30.
  • 2011: Objectivity, Relativism and Context Dependence, Hagen: Fernuniversität Hagen 2011.
  • “Conversational Score, Assertion and Testimony”, in Herman Cappelen and Jessica Brown (eds): Assertion: New Philosophical Essays, Oxford: Oxford University Press 2011, pp. 49–77.
  • 2012: “Two Senses of Agreement and Disagreement”, in M. Cristina Amoretti and Massimiliano Vignolo (eds.), Disaccordo. Annuario della Società Italiana di Filosofia Analitica 2012. Milano: Mimesis Edizioni.
  • 2012: “New Directions in the Philosophy of Language”, in Continuum Companion to the Philosophy of Language, London: Continuum 2012, pp. 251–65.
  • and Dan Zeman (eds) 2012: Relativism about Value, anniversary issue of the Southern Journal of Philosophy, vol. 50, with an introduction by the editors and contributions from Berit Brogaard, Andy Egan, Ragnar Francén, Karl Schafer, Isidora Stojanovic, Folke Tersman.
  • “Relativism”, Philosophy Compass.

Martí G.:
  • 2012:  “Empirical Data and the Theory of Reference.” William P. Kabasenche, Michael O'Rourke and Matthew H. Slater (eds.): Reference and Referring. Topics in Contemporary Philosophy. MIT Press (2012), pp. 63-82.
  • 2012: “Reference.” M. García-Carpintero & M. Kölbel (eds), Continuum Companion to the Philosophy of Language. London. The Continuum International Publishing Group (2012), pp. 106-124. 
  • (2014) “Reference and Experimental Semantics”, in E. Machery (ed), Current Controversies in Experimental Philosophy, London: Routledge.
Martí G. & Martínez-Fernández. J.: 2010.  “General Terms as Designators: A Defence of The View.” H. Beebee and N. Sabbarton-Leary (eds.): The semantics and metaphysics of natural kinds. Routledge Studies in Metaphysics. London. Routledge (2010), pp. 46-63. 
Moulines, U.: The Crystallization of Clausius’s Phenomenological Thermodynamics“, in: G. Ernst and A. Hüttemann (eds.), Time, Chance and Reduction. Cambridge, 2010.
Reiss, J.: “Models, Representation and Scientific Practice”, Simulations and the Reduction of Complexity, ed. by Jörg-Henning Wolf and Ulrich Gähde), Hamburg: DeGruyter, 107-16.
Sebastián, M.A.: (2013) “Not a HOT dream” In R. Brown (ed.). Consciousness Inside and Out: Phenomenology,  Neuroscience, and the Nature of Experience. Studies in Brain and Mind. Springer Press. 

Stojanovic, I.: 
  • 2010: "Referring with Proper Names: towards a Pragmatic Account", in L. Baptista and E. Rast (Eds.), Meaning and Context. Oxford: Peter Lang (2010): 139-160, ISBN: 978-3034-305747
  • 2010: "Non-propositional content, assertion and same-saying", in Velasquez, Marga et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of SEFA VI, La Laguna (2010), ISBN: 978-8461-443833
  • "Context, Meaning and Logical Truth", in Gupta, A. and van Benthem, J. (Eds.): Logic and Philosophy Today. London: College Publications, Studies in Logic Series, vol. 30, pp. 11-24
  • 2012: "Situation Semantics", in Newen, Albert and Raphael van Riel (Eds.): Identity, Language and Mind: An Introduction to the Philosophy of John Perry. Stanford: CSLI Publications and Paderborn: Mentis Verlag. 2012: 67-86.
  • (2014) "Prepragmatics: Widening the Semantics/Pragmatics Boundary", in Burgess, Alexis and Brett Sherman (Eds.), Metasemantics: New Essays on the Foundations of Meaning. Oxford: OUP. 2014: 311-326.
  • (2014) "Talking about the Future: Settled Truth and Assertion", in De Brabanter, Ph., Kissine, M. and Sharifzadeh, S. (Eds.), Future Times, Future Tenses. Oxford: OUP. 2014: 26-43.

Gómez Torrente, M. (2014) “Quantifiers and Referential Use”, in A. Torza (ed.), Quantifiers, Quantifiers and Quantifiers, Dordrecht: Springer.