Workshop on Imperatives | May 10

Workshop on Imperatives | May 10

Workshop on Imperatives

May 10, 2014

Co-sponsored by the New York Institute of Philosophy

NYU, Department of Philosophy,
5 Washington Place, 2nd floor

Program:

10.00 – 11.30: Kit Fine (NYU): Compliance and Command

11.30 – 11.45: Coffee Break

11.45 – 13.15: Daniel Harris (CUNY): Imperatives in
Speech-Act-Theoretic Semantics

13.15 – 14.45 lunch break

14.45 – 16.15: Nate Charlow (Toronto): The Meaning of Imperatives

16.15 – 16.30: Coffee Break

16.30 – 18.00: Magdalena Kaufmann (UConn): Embedded Imperatives

Suggested preparatory reading:

Paul Portner: ‘Imperatives’. To appear in Maria Aloni and Robert van
Rooij, eds. Cambridge Handbook of Semantics.  Cambridge:  Cambridge
University Press (and references therein)

http://semanticsarchive.net/Archive/jgzNDdhM/imperatives-handbook_Portner.pdf

Further workshop

Cognitive Approaches to Propositions and their Replacements

June 13, 2014
NYU Depatment of Philosophy

speakers:
B. Broogart (Miami), M. Devitt (CUNY), R. Matthews (Rutgers), G. Ostertag (Nasssau / CUNY), F. Moltmann (CNRS)