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Notice

AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue of Topoi on "Presuppositions: Philosophy, Linguistics, Psychology"


Submission open from June 2013

 The primary purpose of this special issue of Topoi
 (http://www.springer.com/philosophy/journal/11245) is to provide an updated survey of
 the
 different competing perspectives on the theme of presuppositions in Philosophy of Language and
 Linguistics. A further aim of the collection 
is to encourage contributions in the area of
 Experimental Pragmatics. Topics include but are not limited to the following:

 - Presuppositions and context
 - Presupposition triggers
 - Informative presupposition
 - Presupposition accommodation
 - The presupposition projection problem
 - Presuppositions in Dynamic Semantics
 - The presupposition/implicature distinction
 - Presuppositions and attitudes

 INVITED CONTRIBUTORS: Barbara Abbott (Michigan State University), Christopher Gauker
 (University of Cincinnati), Josep Macia (University of Barcelona), Benjamin Spector (Ecole Normale
 Sup?rieure), Michele Prandi (University of Genoa), Jacopo Romoli (University of Ulster).

 Contributions should be original and not submitted elsewhere. Papers will be submitted to blind
 peer-reviewing.

 DEADLINE: May 15, 2014

 LANGUAGE: English

 WORD LIMITS: up to 60.000 characters, spaces and references included

 FORMATTING: Formatting instructions can be found at
http://www.springer.com/philosophy/journal/11245

 SUBMISSION PROCEDURE: Submissions for this special issue should be made through Topoi
 Editorial Manager (http://www.editorialmanager.com/topo/), selecting ?S.I. Presuppositions
 (Domaneschi)? as Article Type

 EDITOR: Filippo Domaneschi (University of Genoa)

 For any queries please contact the Editor: filippo.domaneschi@unige.it