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Varieties of Representation: Kazimierz Naturalist Workshop 2011

April 21, 2011

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Kazimierz Dolny, Poland – September 5-9th, 2011 http://www.obf.edu.pl/content/blogcategory/17/42/lang,en/ Invited key speakers Francisco Calvo Garzon (Murcia) Edouard Machery (Pittsburgh) Huw Price (Cambridge/Sydney) Joelle Proust (Institut Jean-Nicod) The notion of representation is essential for the project of naturalizing the mind and meaning. One of the key issues regarding representation concerns the possible varieties of representation: what are […]

Another plethora of presentations

September 20, 2010

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Well, that was fun but exhausting. The Kazimierz workshop is over for another year and I have also just finished attending the language meeting in Warsaw. In between the two of them, it was a non-stop eight days of talks. It seems that Marcin and I have got the workshop organisation thing to the point […]

Language as social coordination

May 11, 2010

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A colleague of mine at Warsaw University is organising an international conference on language that is going to include a number of people that are well known to me, including a number of past key-speakers from various Kazimierz Workshops. The conference emphasizes the biological nature of language, underscoring its coordinative function. The aim of the […]

Fixation in Teorema

June 12, 2009

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The long version of “Fixation of superstitious beliefs” should be coming out in Teorema relatively soon. It develops the ideas contained in the short version that I put on this blog a while ago. I’m linking to a draft version of the long article in pdf format: My aim in this paper is to sketch […]

Naturalising it all

May 31, 2008

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The week after the meeting in Torun, I hosted Maria Frapolli from Granada at my department in the Marie Curie-Sklodowska University. She came on the Erasmus teaching staff exchange and taught a short course on the philosophy of language. Unfortunately, due to the Corpus Christi holiday on Thursday and Friday that I had completely forgotten […]