Workshop: Context-sensitivity and logical consequence

[As the event is approaching, I pushed this up a bit] This June, the scientific network on context-sensitive language will host a workshop on the interrelations between logic and context-sensitivity in Bonn. Confirmed speakers (so far) are: Gillian Russell (Chapel Hill) Filippo Ferrari (Bonn) Daniel Gutzmann (Cologne) Kristina Liefke (Frankfurt) Sebastiano Moruzzi (Bologna) Stefano Pugnaghi … Continue reading Workshop: Context-sensitivity and logical consequence

Special Issue on “Semantic Variability”

Alexander Dinges, Julia Zakkou, and myself are editing a special issue on semantic variability to appear in Inquiry. I post the call for papers below. Please feel free to share. If you know anyone working on these issues, please do encourage them to submit their papers. Call for Papers – Special Issue on “Semantic Variability” … Continue reading Special Issue on “Semantic Variability”

Paper accepted!

Exciting news: The Philosophical Quarterly has accepted my paper on non-normative logical pluralism and the normativity objection! In the paper, I argue that recent attempts to save certain forms of logical pluralism from  the so-called normativity objection (aka the collapse argument) by claiming that logic is not normative are not successful. The penultimate draft is … Continue reading Paper accepted!

Book Review forthcoming in “Language”

I reviewed the collection of papers "The semantics and pragmatics of quotation" (2017, Springer) edited by Paul Saka and Michael Johnson for the journal Language. It's a nice volume that assembles some state-of-the-art research on quotation and quotation-like constructions. My review will most likely appear in the next issue (vol. 95, no. 2). I'll post … Continue reading Book Review forthcoming in “Language”

Talks in the States 2018

I will talk about the correctness of logics at a couple of conferences. First, at the Joint Meeting of the South Carolina Society for Philosophy and the North Carolina Philosophical Society, in Rock Hill, SC, then at the Pacific APA in San Diego, CA, and, in May, at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society … Continue reading Talks in the States 2018

Context-sensitivity Workshop: Subjective Language

I keep working on context-sensitivity and I am excited to be part of the recently founded research network on "The semantics and metasemantics of context-sensitive language". Network member Julia Zakkou already hosted a workshop on "What contexts can and cannot do" in Hamburg, last April and there is another one coming up in Berlin this … Continue reading Context-sensitivity Workshop: Subjective Language