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Notice

AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PAPERS:Philosophy of Language and Mind, 13-15 Sep 2013 Budapest, HUNGARY

http://langmind.eu/index.php/conference

PLM  (Philosophy of Language and Mind)
PLM is a European network of centers, institutes and departments with a
strong commitment to the philosophy of language and philosophy of mind
(see http://langmind.eu/). PLM organises conferences, master classes and
internal workshops. PLM was formed 2010 and has the following members:

- Arch, St Andrews
- Department of Philosophy, CEU, Budapest
- CLLAM, Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University
- CSMN, Oslo
- ILCLI, University of the Basque County, San Sebastian
- ILLC, Amsterdam
- Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris
- Institute of Philosophy II, Ruhr University Bochum
- Institute of Philosophy, University of London
- LOGOS, University of Barcelona
- NIP, University of Aberdeen


Second PLM Conference
Every two years PLM organises a conference in the philosophy of
language and philosophy mind area. The first PLM conference (
http://langmind.eu/index.php/previous-conferences/2011-plm-conference )
took place in Stockholm, September 2011, organised by CLLAM. The second
PLM conference will take place in Budapest, 13-15 September 2013,
organised by the Department of Philosophy ( http://philosophy.ceu.hu/ ),
CEU ( http://www.ceu.hu/ ). A special issue of Synthese with papers from
the first conference, by Craig French, Peter Fritz, Marie Guillot, Nat
Hansen, Elisabeth Pacherie and Francois Recanati is forthcoming. A
similar special issue of Synthese with papers from the second conference
will be considered, to which a selected number of speakers will be asked
to contribute. The conference fee is 50 EUR.

Key-note speakers will be:
- Maria Alvarez (
http://www.kcl.ac.uk/artshums/depts/philosophy/people/staff/academic/alvarez/index.aspx
) (King?s College, London)

- Stephen Neale (
http://web.gc.cuny.edu/philosophy/faculty/neale/index.html ) (City
University of New York)
- Martine Nida-Rmelin ( http://lettres.unifr.ch/?id=2057 )
(Philosophische Fakultt, Universitt Freiburg)
- Peter Pagin ( http://people.su.se/~ppagin/pagineng.htm ) (CLLAM,
Department of Philosophy, Stockholm University)
- Josefa Toribio (
http://www.icrea.cat/Web/ScientificStaff/Josefa-Toribio-Mateas-485 )
(ICREA, Catalan Institution for Research and Advanced Studies)


Call For Papers
The conference welcomes contributed papers in the areas of philosophy
of language (widely construed, including philosophical logic) and
philosophy of mind. Contributed papers will be allocated 40 minutes,
including 10-15 minutes for discussion.

Submission
To submit a proposal for a contributed talk:
1.Compose an email with your name, affiliation, and the title of your
talk
2.Attach a two-page abstract of your talk, anonymized for blind
refereeing, as a pdf file
3.Send it to: 2ndPLMconference@gmail.com
4.Deadline: 31 March 2013
5.Results of the selection will be communicated no later than 31 May
2013


For the organizing committee
Hanoch Ben-Yami

Hanoch Ben-Yami
Professor
Philosophy Department
Central European University
Budapest
http://philosophy.ceu.hu/profiles/faculty/hanoch_ben-yami