CFP: Bucharest Meaning & Reference Conference w/Michael Devitt Due Mar 25

CFP: Bucharest Meaning & Reference Conference w/Michael Devitt Due Mar 25

BCAP 2015 – Bucharest Colloquium in Analytic Philosophy 2015
Meaning & Reference
Bucharest Colloquium in Analytic Philosophy
June 19, 2015 – June 21, 2015

Romanian Society for Analytic Philosophy
Center for Logic, History and Philosophy of Science
Department of Theoretical Philosophy
University of Bucharest
204 Splaiul Independentei
Bucharest
Romania

CALL FOR CONTRIBUTIONS
We are looking for high-quality contributions in philosophy of language, especially for those focusing on issues related to meaning and reference.

Presentations will be 30 minutes, followed by 15 minutes for discussion. Please send a 1000 word abstract, prepared for blind review, to sorin.costreie@filosofie.unibuc.ro

Registration fee: 50 €

Deadline for submission is March 25th, 2015.
Notification of acceptance is expected by April 15th, 2015.

Invited speakers:

Michael Devitt (City University of New York) – Should there still be a problem about the meaning of proper names?

Manuel Garcia-Carpintero (University of Barcelona) – Predicativism and the Presuppositional View of Proper Names

Diego Marconi (University of Turin) – Discoveries about artifacts and the meaning of artifactual terms

Genoveva Marti (University of Western Ontario) – Ambiguity, Hybrid Theories of Meaning and Empirical Data

Benjamir Schnieder (University of Hamburg) – Talking about Properties

Marian Zouhar (Slovak Academy of Sciences)) – Mathematical Singular Terms and the Myth of Rigidity

For more information, please contact:
Sorin Costreie
sorin.costreie@filosofie.unibuc.ro

http://www.srfa.ro/bcap-2015

Image: Mariosp