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AISB opportunities Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS: Special issue of Topoi on Presuppositions

http://www.springer.com/philosophy/journal/11245

TOPOI special issue ?Presuppositions: Philosophy, Linguistics and Psychology?
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), Cory Bill (Macquarie University),
Stephen Crain (Macquarie University), Florian Schwarz (University of
Pennsylvania).

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