Recently, Katahrina Felka was awarded the Wolfgang-Stegmüller Preis for her PhD thesis “Talking About Numbers” that Katharina wrote in course of the Nominalizations-project. We are of course very proud of her!
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We are happy to announce our upcoming workshop on Nominalizations. The workshop will take place in room 121 of the main building of the Universität Hamburg, Edmund-Siemers-Allee 1 (west wing) on April 25-26.
The speakers and their talks (ordered as scheduled) are:
- Artemis Alexiadou (Stuttgart): On two types of English nominalized adjectives and the lexicalization of properties
- Thomas Hofweber (Chapel Hill): The non-referential picture of language
- Arvid Båve (Hamburg/Gothenburg): The function of nominalisations
- Robert Schwartzkopff (Hamburg): The Fregean misconception of number(word)s as object(word)s
- David Nicolas (Jean Nicod): Derived mass nouns, tropes, states and events
- Katharina Felka (Hamburg): On easy arguments for numbers
- Graeme Forbes (Colorado, Boulder): Proposition-descriptions and their “that”-clauses
- David Liggins (Manchester): Propositions and “that”-clauses revisited
More information on the schedule can be found on the workshop’s poster.
The workshop is funded by the DFG, the Humboldt Foundation, and the DFG/ANR project Nominalizations.
Attendance will be free but participants are asked to register with the organizers (please write an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org).
The Nominalizations project is holding the
Fourth Paris-Hamburg Ontology Workshop
September 2, 2014.
IHPST, Grande Salle
13 rue du Four, 75006 Paris
- Katharina Felka (Hamburg): ‘Presuppositions and truth-value intuitions’
- Robert Schwartzkopff (Hamburg): ”The number of Jupiter’s moons is four’ as a higher-order identity statement’
- Alexander Steinberg (Mainz): ‘Propositions and that-clauses’
- Friederike Moltmann (IHPST, Paris): ‘Cognitive products and the semantics of attitude verbs’
To see the complete programme, click here.
Talking of Something or Talking of Nothing?
When? On Saturday, 18 / 01 / 2014
Where? University of Gothenburg – Department of Philosophy, Linguistics, and Philosophy of Science, Room T340
(To read an abstract, just click on the title of the talk.)
|10.00 – 11.15||David Liggins (Manchester):
|11.30 – 12.45||Arvid Båve (Stockholm/Gothenburg):
Are that-clauses singular terms?
|12.45 – 14.15||Lunch|
|14.15 – 15:30||Matti Eklund (Uppsala):
Carnap and Contemporary Metaontology
|15.30 – 16.45||Robert Schwartzkopff (Oxford/Hamburg):
Syntactic Decisiveness: A Critical Defence
|16.45 – 17.15||Coffee|
|17.15 – 18.30||Benjamin Schnieder (Gothenburg/Hamburg):
Talking About Properties
The workshop is open to the public. If you have any questions, contact the organizer, Benjamin
Fiction/alism: Fiction in Metaphysics, Language, and Methodology
4-5 October – University of Hamburg – Department of Philosophy
Room 1052 – Von-Melle-Park 6 – Hamburg – 20146
|Friday 4 October|
|13.00 – 14:30||Robert Schwartzkopff (Oxford):
Fictionalism and Inferential Oddity
|14.30 – 15.00||Coffee|
|15.00 – 16.30||Richard Woodward (Hamburg):
To Have and to Hold
|16.30 – 17.00||Coffee|
|17.00 – 18.30||Christian Folde (Hamburg):
Exploring Fictional Consequence
|Saturday 5 October|
|10.00 – 11.30||Mark Jago (Nottingham):
Fictional Names & Fictional Worlds
|11.30 – 12.00||Coffee|
|12.00 – 13.30||Maria Kuper (Hamburg):
Fictional Names – Frege vs. Mill
|13.30 – 15.00||Lunch|
|15.00 – 16:30||Fiora Salis (Lisbon):
Fictionally Creating Fictional Characters
|16.30 – 17.00||Coffee|
|17.00 – 18.30||Graham Priest (CUNY/Melbourne):
The workshop is open to the public, though we ask that anyone interested in attending contact the organizer, Nathan Wildman