Truthmaking, Semantical Grounding, and Paradoxes

August 22, 2022 — August 23, 2022

This workshop is hosted by the ERC-Starting Grant ‘Truth and Semantics’ (TRUST 803684) at the University of Bristol directed by Johannes Stern in collaboration with Johannes Korbmacher (University of Utrecht).

Confirmed Speakers

  • Michael Glanzberg (Rutgers)
  • Martin Pleitz (Münster)
  • Simone Picenni (Bristol)
  • Steve Yablo (MIT)

Call for Abstracts

We would like to invite the submission of abstracts for several further talks on the conference’s themes. For example, we invite contributions on the following themes (in so far as they are connected to the conference’s aim):

  • Truthmaking semantics (exact, inexact)
  • Situation semantics
  • Semantic grounding
  • Semantic paradoxes
  • Subject matter, aboutness
  • Hyperintensional logics and semantics

If you are interested in giving a talk, please send an abstract of no more than 2000 words as pdf attachment to Simone Picenni and Johannes Korbmacher by June 1, 2022. Notification of acceptance will be sent out by end of June.

Financial support covering travel and accommodation will be available.

Key dates

Conference: August 22/23
Deadline for submissions: June 1
Notification of acceptance: End of June

Anonymised abstracts should be sent to Simone Picenni and Johannes Korbmacher.

For all further questions please contact Simone Picenni.