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AISB event Bulletin Item

CALL FOR PARTICIPATION: Workshop on Propositions, 7-8 May 2014, Leeds (U.K.)

Workshop on Propositions
University of Leeds, May 7-8, 2014

Lorraine Juliano Keller (Niagara University)
Jeff King (Rutgers)
Kris McDaniel (Syracuse)
Friedrike Moltmann (CNRS)
Scott Soames (USC)
Jeff Speaks (Notre Dame)


May 7:
9.30-10.00am: Registration
10.00am-11.40am: Jeff King, TBA
11.40am-11.55am: Coffee/tea (catered)
11.55am-1.35pm: Lorraine Juliano Keller, ?Against Naturalised Propositions?
1.35pm: Lunch

7pm: Conference Dinner

May 8:
9.30am-11.10am: Jeff Speaks, ?Cognitively distinct but representationally identical propositions?
11.10am-11.25am: Coffee/tea (catered)
11.25am-1.05pm: Scott Soames, ?Objections?
1.05pm-2.05pm: Lunch (catered)
2.05pm-3.45pm: Friedrike Moltmann, ?Cognitive Products and the Semantics of 'that-'Clauses? Afternoon tea (catered)
4.00pm-5.40pm:Kris McDaniel, TBA

For paper abstracts go to:

Organiser: Rachel Goodman (

There is no cost to attend the workshop, but registration is required. To 
register, please email:

This workshop is sponsored by the Nature of Representation project, a five 
year research project on the metaphysics and epistemology of mental and 
linguistic representaion, funded by the European Research Council and 
headed by Professor Robbie Williams.