2011 PLM Conference


The first PLM conference took place in Stockholm in September 2011, organised by CLLAM, Stockholm University.

Keynote speakers were:

  • Delia Fara, Princeton
  • Hannes Leitgeb, Munich
  • Genoveva Martí, ICREA and University of Barcelona
  • Elisabeth Pacherie, Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris
  • François Recanati, Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris


Paper titles link to abstracts.

Friday 16 September
09.15-09.45 Registration (outside auditorium B3)
09.45-10.00 Opening
10.00-11.00 François Recanati
Perceptual Concepts and Mental Files: In Defense of the Indexical Model
11.00-11.20 COFFEE
ROOM B413: ROOM B419:
11.20-12.00 Antti Keskinen
Quine, Observation Sentences, and Empathy
Craig French
Propositional Content and the Many Meanings of 'See'
12.05-12.45 Bjørn Jespersen
Propositions, unite!
Kevin Reuter
Introspective Awareness as Unconscious Thoughts
12.45-14.45 LUNCH
ROOM B413: ROOM B419:
14.45-15.25 Vojislav Bozickovic
The Rip Van Winkle Case: A Fregean Account
Brian Leahy
Teleosemantics and Mental Conditionals
15.30-16.10 Andreas Stokke
Metasemantics and Indirectness
Corine Besson and Anandi Hattiangadi
The Absolute Truth About Future Contingents
16.10-16.30 COFFEE
16.30-17.30 Genoveva Martí
Language Use and Semantic Theory


Saturday 17 September
10.00-11.00 Elisabeth Pacherie
Joint Action: a Minimalist Account
11.00-11.20 COFFEE
ROOM B413: ROOM B419:
11.20-12.00 Daniel Cohnitz
Are Theories of Reference Empirically Testable?
Eric Marcus
Spontaneous Causal Knowledge
12.05-12.45 Nathaniel Hansen
A Slugfest of Intuitions: Contextualism and Experimental Design
Orestis Palermos
Loops, Constitution, and Cognitive Extension
12.45-14.45 LUNCH
ROOM B413: ROOM B419:
14.45-15.25 Robert Schwartzkopff
In Defence of Arithmetical Singular Terms
Marie Guillot
Semantic Relativism and the Epistemology of De Se Thoughts
15.30-16.10 Peter Fritz
Logical Commitments of Two-Dimensional Semantics
Kristina Musholt
Self-consciousness and Intersubjectivity: a Multi-Level Account of Mental-State Attributions to Self and Other
16.10-16.30 COFFEE
16.30-17.30 Hannes Leitgeb
From the Lockean Thesis to Conditionals


Sunday 18 September
ROOM B413: ROOM B419:
10.00-10.40 Palle Leth
Contextualism and Cohesion
Ulrich Reichard and Wolfram Hinzen
The Grammaticalization of Thought
10.45-11.25 Julie Hunter
Structured Contexts and Nuanced Strategies: Towards a General Theory of Definites
Agustin Vicente
Language as a Vehicle or a Mould of Thought
11.25-11.45 COFFEE
11.45-12.45 Delia Graff Fara
Names as Predicates
12.45-13.00 Closing


Organizing Committee

Kathrin Glüer-Pagin
Sören Häggqvist
Peter Pagin (chair)
Åsa Wikforss
Sama Agahi
Ivan Kasa
Sara Packalén
Henning Strandin
Jonas Åkerman

Scientific Committee

Hanoch Ben-Yami, CEU
Herman Cappelen, Arché
Robyn Carston, CSMN
Kathrin Glüer-Pagin, CLLAM
Sören Häggqvist, CLLAM
Josep Macià, LOGOS
Peter Pagin, CLLAM (chair)
Francois Recanati, IJN
Robert van Rooij, ILLC
Barry C. Smith, IP
Åsa Wikforss, CLLAM
Crispin Wright, NIP/NYU


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