Workshop on Mind and Language: August 5-6

Convened by David Plunkett (Philosophy) and Anders Schoubye (University of Edinburgh).

Registration is required! Register here.


Friday, August 5  Class of 1930 Room, Rockefeller Center

10:00 – 11:45.   Kate Ritchie (City College New York): Social position and the reclamation of slurs

Comments: Rachel McKinney (MIT)

Chair: Tyler Doggett (Vermont)

11:45 – 1:45       Lunch

1:45 – 3:30.        Justin Khoo (MIT): Ambiguity in disjunctive antecedents

Comments: Nate Charlow (Toronto)

Chair: Christie Thomas (Dartmouth)

3:30 – 4:00.        Tea

4:00 – 5:45.        David Hills (Stanford): Hindsight

Comments: Michaela McSweeney (Boston University)

Chair: Mark Balaguer (Cal State LA)


Saturday, August 6   Class of 1930 Room, Rockefeller Center

10:00 – 11:45.   Gabe Rabin (NYU Abu Dhabi): Fundamentality physicalism and the intelligibility constraint

Comments: David Plunkett (Dartmouth)

Chair: Matt Moss (Columbia)

11:45 – 1:45.       Lunch

1:45 – 3:30.        Krista Lawlor (Stanford): Less metaphysical, more forensic

Comments: John Kulvicki (Dartmouth)

Chair: Kenny Walden (Dartmouth)

3:30 – 4:00.        Tea

4:00 – 5:45.        Anders Schoubye (University of Edinburgh): The predicative predicament

Comments: Bernhard Nickel (Harvard)

Chair: Adina Roskies (Dartmouth)


Talks are expected to last about 35 minutes, leaving 5-10 minutes for commentary, and then up to 5 minutes of response to comments. The remaining time will be dedicated to Q+A.


The workshop is free and open to all, space permitting, but registration is required. Please register by clicking on the following link:


Co-organized by David Plunkett and Anders Schoubye. Hosted by the Department of Philosophy.