Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy: Semantics and Pragmatics

Arts building - lecture room 5
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Friday 22nd November 2013 (11:00-18:00)
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The presentations of this workshop all address the very basic questions of philosophy of language. The workshop is the second event in our department's new Birmingham Workshops in Philosophy series.


  • 11am Alex Silk (Birmingham): "Discourse Contextualism: A Framework for Contextualist Semantics and Pragmatics"
  • 2pm Stephen Neale (Birmingham, CUNY): “Implicit Reference”
  • 4pm Deirdre Wilson (UCL): “Communication and Speaker's Meaning: What's the difference, and does it matter?”

This event is free and open to all. For more information, please Professor Scott Sturgeon (