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Post-truth — The semantics and pragmatics of saying "what you believe to be false"
06 Mar 2019 - 08 Mar 2019 • University of Bremen, Germany
Semantics has typically focused on idealized cooperative conversation, where every assertion contributes to a lofty shared truth-seeking endeavor in order to establish a common ground of shared beliefs between speaker and hearer. However, since the phenomena like the above all run counter to this idea, their explanation is usually left to pragmatics, philosophy, or literary theory. And while Grice's other maxims have gained a lot of attention and sparked entire research traditions (quantity implicatures, relevance theory, Horn's division of pragmatic labor and Levinson's M-principle), the role of the quality maxim remained a bit underexplored in linguistic semantics and pragmatics.
Vortragstagung 2019 — Geschichte der Chemie
21 Mar 2019 - 22 Mar 2019 • Halle (Saale), Germany
CfP Simplicities and Complexities International Conference — CfP Simplicities and Complexities International Conference
22 May 2019 - 24 May 2019 • Bonn, Germany
Simplicities and Complexities" will take place from 22 to 24 May 2019 at the University of Bonn, Germany. It aims to bring together scientists and scholars from a spectrum of disciplines such as physics, biology, ecology, chemistry, and computational science, as well as from philosophy, sociology, and history of science. This conference is organized by the interdisciplinary, DFG- and FWF-funded research unit "Epistemology of the LHC".
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Last updated: 25 November 2018