• Truth-Makers and Proof-Objects, Ecole normale supérieure, November 23-25
  • Semantics, Pragmatics, and Rhetoric (SPR-11), Institute for Logic, Cognition, Language, and Information (ILCLI), University of the Basque Country at Donostia, November 9-11
  • Semantic Content, University of Barcelona, November 4-6
  • Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 4, Ruhr University Bochum, September 26-October 1
  • Meaning in Context, Logic and Cognitive Science Initiative (LACSI), Department of Philosophy, North Carolina State University, September 23-24
  • Methods VI: Ordinary Language, Linguistics, and Philosophy, Arché Research Centre, University of St Andrews
    June 23-25
  • Paradoxes of Truth and Denotation, BW7: Seventh Barcelona Workshop on Issues in the Theory of Reference, University of Barcelona, June 14-16
  • XPrag 2011, 4th Biennial Experimental Pragmatics Conference, Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, June 2-4
  • Philosophy and Ordinary Language I, Université Catholique de Louvain, May 19-20
  • PhiLang2011: Second International Conference on Philosophy of Language and Linguistics, Department of English and General Linguistics, University of Lodz, May 12-14
  • I-Mean 2: Context and Meaning, University of the West of England, April 13-15


  • LRR10: Logic, Reasoning and Rationality, Centre for Logic and Philosophy of Science, Ghent University, September 20-22
  • Words and Concepts, University of Granada, September 20-21
  • Dependence and Independence in Logic, Part of the European Summer School on Logic, Language and Information ESSLLI 2010, Copenhagen, August 16-20
  • Hybrid Logic and Applications (HyLo 2010), Edinburgh, July 10
  • Annual Conference, Australasian Association for Logic, University of New South Wales, July 24
  • Thinking of Events: Perspectives from Philosophy, Linguistics and Neuroscience, Ruhr University Bochum, July 1
  • Semantics and Philosophy in Europe 3 (SPE3), Institut d’Histoire et de Philosophie des Sciences et des Techniques and Ecole Normale Supérieure, May 27-29
  • First St. Louis Annual Conference on Reasons and Rationality (SLACRR), University of Missouri, St. Louis, May 23-25
  • Meaning, Modality and Apriority, University of Cologne, May 19-20
  • Philosophy of Language Workshop, University of Manchester, May 10
  • Thought and Language, Department of Philosophy, University of Cincinnati, May 7-8
  • UNILOG-2010, 3rd World Congress and School on Universal Logic, Lisbon, April 18-25
  • I-Mean 1: Meaning and Interaction, University of the West of England, April 23-25
  • Propositions and Same-Saying Workshop, Department of Philosophy, Macquarie University, January 18


  • MBR'09_BRAZIL: Model-Based Reasoning in Science and Technology: Abduction, Logic, and Computational Discovery, Fifth International MBR Conference, Campinas, Brazil, December 17-19

  • New Trends in the Study of Implicatures, Formal Epistemology Project, Institute of Philosophy, University of Leuven, December 10-11
  • Context and Levels of Locutionary Content, Institute for the Philosophy of Language, New University of Lisbon, December 3-4
  • The Logic of Denial, 2nd Arché FLC Workshop, University of St Andrews, October 24-25
  • Days of Judgement: a Workshop on Judgement and Grounding from Aristotle to Frege and Beyond, Leiden University, September 25-27
  • Progic 2009: 4th Workshop on Combining Probability and Logic, University of Groningen, September 17-19
  • Phloxshop II: Modality, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, September 9-11
  • Conditionals and Conditionalization, Formal Epistemology Project (FEP), Centre for Logic and Analytic Philosophy, Institute of Philosophy, University of Leuven, Leuven, Belgium, Sept 4-6
  • Foundations of Uncertainty: Probability and Its Rivals, Department of Logic, Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, and the Formal Epistemology Research Group at the University of Konstanz, September 1-4
  • Practice-Based Philosophy of Logic and Mathematics, Institute of Logic, Language and Computation, University of Amsterdam, August 31-September 2
  • Second Conference on Concept Types and Frames in Language, Cognition, and Science, Universiteit Düsseldorf, August 24-26

  • Meaning, Understanding and Knowledge, 5th International Symposium of Cognition, Logic and Communication, Centre for Cognitive Sciences and Semantics, University of Latvia, August 7-9
  • EPR2: Expressivism, Pragmatism and Representationalism 2, Centre for Time, Department of Philosophy, University of Sydney, July 22-24
  • Vagueness in Communication 2009, European Summer School on Logic, Language and Information, July 20-24, 2009
  • LOGICA 2009, 23rd Annual International Symposium devoted to logic, Hejnice (northern Bohemia), June 2226
  • Reference and Non-Existence, 6th Barcelona Workshop on Issues in the Theory of Reference, Language, Logic and Cognition Research Group, University of Barcelona, June 17-19

  • Philosophy of Language and Linguistics, Department of English and General Linguistics, University of Łódź, Poland, May 14-15
  • Sense, Reference and Cognitive Significance, Department of Philosophy, University of Manchester, May 12
  • Genericity: Interpretation and Uses I, Ecole Normale Supérieure, May 11-13
  • Conditional Logic, University of Düsseldorf, May 11
  • Pragmatics, Semantics, and Systematicity, Stockholm University, Frescati Campus, May 8-9
  • Semantics and Philosophy in Europe, Second Annual Colloquium, Institute of Philosophy, University of London,
    April 16-18
  • Nativism and the Evolution of Language, Institute of Philosophy, University of London, April 15
  • Logic and Philosophy, Departments of Philosophy and Mathematics, Leeds University, February 11
  • Syntax and Ontology of Predication, Chaire d'Excellence 'Ontological Structure and Semantic Structure,' Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Paris, February 6-7


  • Concepts and Intuitions, Department of Philosophy, University of Turku, Finland, December 13-15
  • Logic and the Foundations of Physics: Space, Time and Quanta, Trends in Logic VI, the Studia Logica International Conference, Brussels, December 11-12
  • Agreement and Disagreement, Inaugural Conference, Centre for Logic and Language (CeLL), Institute of Philosophy, University of London, November 28-29
  • Propositions: Ontology, Semantics, and Pragmatics, Center of the Study of Mind in Nature, Oslo, Chaire d'Excellence 'Ontological Structure and Semantic Structure,' Paris, and Department of Linguistics, University of Venice, November 17-19
  • First Workshop on the Philosophy of Information and Logic, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Oxford, November 3-4
  • Quotation and Meaning, Centre for General Linguistics (ZAS), Berlin, October 16-18
  • Workshop on Language and Emotion, University of Granada, September 22-23
  • Logic of Change, Change of Logic, Prague International Colloquium, Prague, September 10-14
  • Advances in Modal Logic, Loria, Nancy, France, September 9-12
  • Logical Pluralism, University of Tartu, Estonia, August 27-31
  • Progic07 - The Third Workshop on Combining Probability and Logic, University of Kent, September 5-7

  • 2nd World Congress and School on Universal Logic, Xi'an, China, August 16-22

  • Language, Communication and Cognition, University of Brighton, August 4-7

  • Utterance Interpretation and Cognitive Models II, Universite Libre de Bruxelles, July 19-21

  • Social Life and Meaning Construction, Third Language, Culture and Mind Conference, University of Odense, Denmark, July 14-16

  • 18th Annual Meeting, Society for Text and Discourse, FedEx Institute of Technology, University of Memphis July 12-15

  • CADAAD 2008, Annual Conference, Critical Approaches to Discourse Analysis across Disciplines, University of Hertfordshire, July 10-12

  • Language and Ontology, Third Joint Paris-Oxford Workshop, Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology, Paris, June 26-28

  • Human Nature and Language, Institute of Philosophy, School of Advanced Study, University of London, June 5
  • COMMA'08: Second International Conference on Computational Models of Argument, University of Toulouse, May 28-30

  • First Colloquium, Semantics and Philosophy in Europe (SPE), Ecole Normale Superieure, May 2-4

  • Contexte, Communication, et Signification (Context, Communication and Meaning), Institut Jean-Nicod, Paris, Paris, April 15-18

  • Vagueness and Language Use, Ecole Normale Superieure and Institut Jean-Nicod, April 7-9

  • Logics and Collective Decision-Making, Erasmus International Institute, Lille, France, March 13-14

  • Because, Département de Philosophie, Université de Genève, February 15-17

















Book Series:


  • Anthologies:

    • Doyle, Esther M., and Virginia Hastings Floyd, eds.  Studies in Interpretation.  Vol. 2.  Amsterdam: Rodopi, 1977.

    • Dyke, Heather.  Metaphysics and the Representational Fallacy.  London: Routledge, 2007.

    • Flew, Anthony, ed.  Logic and Language.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1951.

    • Fodor, J. A., and J. J. Katz, eds.  The Structure of Language.  Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1964.

    • French, P., T. Uehling, and H. Wettstein, eds.  Contemporary Perspectives in the Philosophy of Language.  Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 1977.

    • Linksy, Leonard, ed.  Semantics and the Philosophy of Language.  Urbana: U of Illinois P, 1952.

    • Ludlow, Peter, ed.  Readings in the Philosophy of Language.  Cambridge, Mass. MIT P, 1997.

    • Margolis, Joseph, and Tom Rockmore, eds.  The Philosophy of Interpretation.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2001.

    • Martinich, A. P., ed.  The Philosophy of Language.  Oxford: OUP, 1985.

    • Moore, A. W., ed.  Meaning and Reference.  Oxford: OUP, 1993.
    • Nye, Andrea, ed.  Philosophy of Language: the Big Questions.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1998.
    • Searle, John, ed.  The Philosophy of Language.  Oxford: OUP, 1971.

    • Singleton, Charles, ed.  Interpretation: Theory and Practice.  Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 1969.

    • Stainton, Robert, ed.  Perspectives in the Philosophy of Language.  Ontario: Broadview, 2000.

    • Stalmaszczyk, Piotr, ed.  of Philosophy of Language and Linguistics.  Frankfurt: Ontos, 2010.

      • The Philosophical Turn.  Vol. 2. 

      • The Formal Turn.  Vol. 1.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Bach, Kent.  Thought and Reference.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1987.

    • Barnes, Annette.  On Interpretation: a Critical Analysis.  Oxford: Basil Blackwell, 1988.

    • Bar-On, Dorit.  Speaking My Mind: Expression and Self-Knowledge.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.

    • Boulting, Neil.  On Interpretative Activity.  Leiden: Brill, 2006.

    • Carson, Thomas L.  Lying and Deception: Theory and Practice.  Oxford: OUP, 2010.

    • Chisholm, Roderick M. The First Person: an Essay on Reference and Intentionality.  Brighton: Harvester, 1981.

    • Collini, Stefan.  Interpretation and OverinterpretationCambridge: CUP, 1992.

    • De Gaynesford, Maximilian.  I: the Meaning of the First Person Term.  Oxford: OUP, 2006.

    • Field, Hartry.  Saving Truth from Paradox Oxford: OUP, 2008.

    • Fiengo, Robert.  Asking Questions: Using Meaningful Structures to Imply Ignorance.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.

    • Fiengo, Robert, and Robert May.  De Lingua Belief.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2006.

    • Frankfurt, Harry.  On Bullshit.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2005.

    • Gendlin, Eugene. 

    • Hacker, P. M. S., and G. P. Baker.  Language, Sense and Nonsense: a Critical Investigation into Modern Theories of Language.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1984.

    • Hacker, P. M. S.  Scepticism, Rules and Language.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1984.

    • Hattiangadi, Anandi.  Oughts and Thought: Scepticism and the Normativity of Meaning.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.

    • Hinzen, W.  Mind Design and Minimal Syntax.  Oxford: OUP, 2006.

    • Jonson, Albert. 

    • Kukla, Rebecca, and Mark Lance.  'Yo!' and 'Lo!': the Pragmatic Topography of the Space of Reasons.  Cambridge, MA: Harvard UP, 2009.

    • Lessl, Thomas. 

    • Laycock, Henry.  Words without Objects: Semantics, Ontology, and Logic for Non-Singularity.  Oxford: OUP, 2006.

    • Mantzavinos, C.  Naturalistic Hermeneutics.  Cambridge: CUP, 2005.

    • Marcus, R. B.  Modalities.  Oxford: OUP, 1993.

    • Martinich, A. P.  Communication and Reference.  Berlin: de Gruyter, 1984.

    • Mazzeo, J. A.  Varieties of Interpretation

    • Millikan, Ruth Garrett.  Language: a Biological Model.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.

    • Mukherji, Nirmalangshu.  The Primacy of Grammar.  Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2010.

    • Penny, Laura.  Your Call is Very Important to Us.  Crown, 2005.

    • Pietroski, Paul.  Events and Semantic Architecture.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.

    • Predelli, Stefano.  Contexts: Meaning, Truth, and the Use of Language.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.

    • Ramsey, William M.  Representation Reconsidered.  Cambridge: CUP, 2007.

    • Recanati, François.  Perspectival Thought: a Plea for (Moderate) Relativism.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.

    • Recanati, François.  Literal Meaning.  2004.

    • Riesenfeld, Dana.  The Rei(g)n of 'Rule'.  Frankfurt: Ontos, 2010.

    • Roeper, T.  The Prism of Grammar.  Cambridge: MIT Press, 2007.

    • Rubinstein, Ariel.  Economics and Language.  Cambridge: CUP, 2000.

    • Sainsbury, Mark.  Reference without Referents.  Oxford: OUP, 2005.

    • Salmon, Nathan.  Content, Cognition, and Communication: Philosophical Papers II.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.

    • Salmon, Nathan.  Reference and Essence.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1982.

    • Schroeder, Mark.  Being For: Evaluating the Semantic Program of Expressivism.  Oxford: OUP, 2008.

    • Skyrms, Brian.  Signals: Evolution, Learning, and Information.  Oxford: OUP, 2010.

    • Soames, Scott.  Philosophy of Language.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2010.

    • Soames, Scott.  What is Meaning?.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2010.

    • Soames, Scott.  Philosophical Essays.  Princeton: Princeton UP.

      • The Philosophical Significance of Language.  Vol. 2.  2009.

      • Natural Language: What It Means and How We Use It.  Vol. 1.  2008.

    • Soames, Scott.  Reference and Description: the Case Against Two-Dimensionalism.  Princeton: Princeton UP, 2005.

    • Soames, Scott.  Beyond Rigidity.  Oxford: OUP, 2002.

    • Stainton, Robert J.  Words and Thoughts: Subsentences, Ellipsis, and the Philosophy of Language.  Oxford: OUP, 2006.

    • Stanley, Jason.  Language in Context: Selected Essays.  Oxford: OUP, 2007.

    • Thom, Paul.  Making Sense: a Theory of Interpretation.  Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000.

    • Vandevelde, Pol.  The Task of the Interpreter: Text, Meaning, and Negotiation.  Pittsburgh: U of Pittsburgh P, 2005.

    • Weiss, Bernhard.  How to Understand Language: a Philosophical Inquiry.  Chesham: Acumen, 2010.

    • Wettstein, Howard.  The Magic Prism: an Essay in the Philosophy of Language.  Oxford: OUP, 2004.

    • Ziff, P.  Semantic Analysis.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1960.




  • Anthologies:

    • Chapman, Siobhan, and Christopher Routledge, eds.  Key Ideas in Linguistics and the Philosophy of Language.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2009.

    • Chapman, Siobhan, and Christopher Routledge, eds.  Key Thinkers in Linguistics and the Philosophy of Language.  Edinburgh: Edinburgh UP, 2005.

    • Hale, Bob, and Crispin Wright, eds.  Blackwell Companion to the Philosophy of Language.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1997.

    • Frawley, William C., ed.  The Expression of Modality.  Mouton de Gruyter, 2006.

    • Humphreys, Paul W., and James H. Fetzer, eds.  The New Theory of Reference: Kripke, Marcus and its Origins.  Dordrecht: Kluwer Academic, 1998.

    • Larrazabal, J. M., and L.A. Perez Miranda, eds.  Language, Knowledge, and Representation: Proceedings of ICCS-99 (International Colloquium on Cognitive Science, Donostia - San Sebastian).  Dordrecht: WKluwer, 2004.

    • Linsky, L., ed.  Reference and Modality.  Oxford: OUP, 1971.

    • Losonsky, Michael, ed.  Linguistic Turns in Modern Philosophy.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.

    • Martin, R. M., ed.  Recent Essays on Truth and the Liar Paradox.  Oxford: Clarendon, 1984.

    • Ostertag, Gary, ed.  Definite Descriptions: a ReaderCambridge: MIT, 1998.
    • Rorty, Richard, ed.  The Linguistic Turn: Recent Essays in Philosophical Method.  Chicago: U of Chicago P, 1967.

    • Schotch, Peter, Bryson Brown, and Raymond Jennings, eds.  On Preserving: Essays on Preservationism and Paraconsistent Logic.  Toronto: U. of Toronto P, 2009.

    • Schwartz, S. P., ed.  Naming, Necessity, and Natural Kinds.  Ithaca: Cornell UP, 1977.

    • Stalmaszczyk, Piotr, ed.  Philosophy of Language and Linguistics.  2 Vols.  Frankfurt: Ontos, 2010.

      • The Philosophical Turn.  Volume 2.

      • The Formal Turn.  Volume 1.

  • Selected Individual Works:

    • Collin, Finn.  Meaning, Use and Truth: Introducing the Philosophy of Language.  Aldershot: Ashgate, 2005.

    • Devitt, Michael, and Kim Sterelny.  Language and Reality: an Introduction to the Philosophy of Language.  Oxford: Blackwell, 1987.

    • Forster, Michael N.  After Herder: Philosophy of Language in the German Tradition.  Oxford: OUP, 2010.

    • Land, Stephen K.  The Philosophy of Language in Britain.  New York: AMS, 1986.

    • Linsky, Leonard.  "Referring."  Encyclopedia of Philosophy.  Ed. Paul Edwards.  8 Vols.  New York: Macmillan, 1967.

    • Losonsky, Michael.  Linguistic Turns in Modern Philosophy.  Cambridge: CUP, 2006.

    • Lycan, William G.  Philosophy of Language: a Contemporary Introduction.  London: Routledge, 2000.

    • Miller, Alex.  Philosophy of Language.  London: UCL Press, 1998.

    • Peacocke, Christoper.  "The Philosophy of Language."  Philosophy: a Guide Through the Subject.  Ed. A. C. Grayling.  Oxford: OUP, 1995.  72-121.

    • Whiteside, Anna.  "Theories of Reference."  On Referring in LiteratureEd. Anna Whiteside and Michael Issacharoff.  Bloomington: Indiana UP, 1987.









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