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Varieties of Representation: Kazimierz Naturalist Workshop 2011

April 21, 2011


Kazimierz Dolny, Poland – September 5-9th, 2011,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


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


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


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


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 […]