[PLing] Conference "Mental representation in linguistics" Leeds, 26-27 May

Naomi Osorio Kupferblum naomi.osorio-kupferblum at chello.at
Thu Apr 7 21:50:53 CEST 2016

Please spread widely - Bitte ohne Hemmungen weiter verbreiten!



University of Leeds, 26-27 May 2016

Hosted by the Nature of Representation Group (Leeds), and supported by
the Analysis Trust.

Aim: To bring together linguists and philosophers to discuss the
characterisation of human cognition involved in contemporary
linguistic theorising and the disputed role in the theory of
attributions of mental states with representational content.

Georges Rey (Maryland), TBA

Ianthi Tsimpli (Cambridge), TBA

David Adger (QMU), “Representation, derivation and syntactic structure”

Frances Egan (Rutgers), “A deflationary account of mental
representation in linguistics"

John Collins (UEA), “What does a syntactic representation represent?”

Wolfram Hinzen (Universitat Pompeu Fabra), “On method in the study of
mental representation”

Registration is free but space is limited. Please email
philosophy.linguistics.conf at gmail.com  if you wish to attend. Please
state if you would like to attend the conference dinner on the evening
of Thursday 26 May.

Postgraduate attendance is supported by the Analysis Trust.
Postgraduate students from outside Leeds are eligible to apply for a
grant of up to £70 to cover a maximum of 50% of the cost of
accommodation and evening meals. Grants will be attributed on a
first-come, first-served basis.


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