John Perry: "Reference and Cognitive Significance"

event-date: 13.06.2015 - 14.06.2015
Place: Room 25
We invite all interested to a series of lectures by Professor John Perry pod wspólnym tytułem "Reference and Cognitive Significance":
13 June 2016, 11.00 a.m.: "Reference Without Sense"
13 June 2016, 3 p.m.: "Names, Demonstratives and Indexicals"
14 June 2016, 2:30 p.m.: "Reference and Doxastic Logic"
John Perry is professor emeritus at Stanford Uniwersity and the Uniwersity of California, Riverside. He has contributed primarily in the area of logic, philosophy of language, metaphysics, and the philosophy of mind, and in particular to situation semantics, indexicality, reflexivity, personal identity, self-knowledge, and arguments for the irreducibility of indexicals belonging to natural language. His recent work comprises: Reference and Reflexivity and Critical Pragmatics. He is also known as a winner of the Ig Nobel Prize for a short text titled "Structured Procrastination", which has helped many people to accept their weaknesses and constructively build on them. Enjoy your reading!
For participation in all three lectures one can receive 1 ECTS credit point. If you are interested in participating, please contact Professor Katarzyna Kijania-Placek at:
Published Date: 23.02.2015
Published by: Anna Tomaszewska